People in the Lab
Lina Reiss, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator and Lab Director
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 and has worn hearing aids since early childhood.
Current Lab Members
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).
Other lab members (not pictured): Irina Omelchenko, Melissa Lawrence, Morgan Eddolls, Andrew Baker
Otology: Timothy Hullar, Sachin Gupta
Audiology: Brittany Wilson
Oregon Hearing Research Center (OHRC): Alfred Nuttall, Tianying Ren, Peter Steyger, Wenxuan He
Center for Speech and Language Understanding (CSLU): Alex Kain
National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR): Erick Gallun, Michelle Molis
Pacific University Audiology: Marcin Wroblewski
Previous collaborators: Anh Nguyen-Huynh, Hongzhe Li, Nirmal Srinivasan, Anna Diedesch
Audiologists: Rindy Ito, Jessica Eggleston, Keri Bennett, Jennifer Fowler
Audiology interns and externs: Michelle Lang, Jennifer Fowler, Ashley Sobchuk, Anna-Marie Wood, Daniel Talian, Sara Simmons, Larissa Katrina, Lauren Rynders
Residents: Daniel Brickman, Shanjean Lee, Joe McClellan
Medical students: Kayce Spear, Ali Sawani, Conor Kelly, Nishad Sathe, Ian Straehley
Visiting Scientists: Hongzheng Zhang
Postdoctoral fellows: Chiemi Tanaka, David Wozny
Undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and masters students: Emily Walker, Margo Heston, Corey Shayman, Sean Anderson, Toni Burkhard, Razi Muhammed, Marissa Montejano, Mariella Nolfo, Laurel Richardson, Rose Dumont, Carly Mattson, Bess Glickman
Research staff: Katie Loera, Gemaine Stark, Joseline Raja