People in the lab

Lina Reiss, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator and Lab Director

Lina Reiss photo

Dr. Reiss joined the Otolaryngology faculty in January 2010. She obtained an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University in 1997, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2005.  She became involved with cochlear implants when conducting research in the Hybrid cochlear implant clinical trial as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Iowa. She has a severe-profound bilateral hearing loss, has worn hearing aids since early childhood, and recently got a cochlear implant in May 2020.

Lab members and collaborators

Current lab members: Holden Sanders, Jordan Hill, Nicole Dean, Michela Mondesir, Briana Martinez, Courtney Austin

Reiss Lab at Sauvie Island, July 2019
Reiss Lab Annual berry pick, Sauvie Island Farms 2019.

Photo, from left: Holden Sanders, Katie Truong, Hannah Swanner, Paul Chung, Melissa Lawrence, Morgan Eddolls, Logan Remington, Lina Reiss, Michelle Molis

Reiss Lab at Sauvie Island, July 2018
Reiss Lab - Annual berry pick at Sauvie Island Farms, July 2018

From left: Melissa Lawrence, Bess Glickman, Nishad Sathe, Lina Reiss, Irina Omelchenko, Morgan Eddolls, Yonghee Oh, Curtis Hartling

Reiss Lab 2018
Reiss Lab 2018 (in air)

Top photo, from left:  Yonghee Oh (Postdoctoral fellow), Carly Mattson (Masters student), Bess Glickman (Research assistant), Lina Reiss (Lab Director), Joe McClellan (Otolaryngology resident), Curtis Hartling (Audiologist).