Meet our Faculty

The American Institute of Continuing Medical Education has invited world class clinicians, scientists and researchers from around the world to provide the latest in evidenced-based classes.

Click on the faculty below to read their biographies and learn about their clinical expertise, research, classes currently available and coming soon.

Marilyn R. Gugliucci

Dr. Marilyn R. Gugliucci is the Director of Geriatrics Education and Research at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Maine. She designed and implemented an older adult community-based functional fitness program and conducts research on balance Read More

Richard E. Gans, Ph.D.

Dr. Gans is the founder and executive director of The American Institute of Balance one of the country’s largest balance disorders treatment centers. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in Auditory and Vestibular Physiology. Dr. Gans has Read More

Charles I. Berlin, Ph.D.

Charles I. Berlin, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and Physiology and former Director of the world-renowned Kresge Hearing Research Laboratory at LSU Medical School in New Orleans.He was also a practicing audiologist who saw patients Read More

David Fabry, Ph.D

Fabry holds a PhD in audiology from the University of Minnesota. His professional experience includes positions as a research audiologist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, chief of audiology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn, and VP of professional Read More

John Ferraro, Ph.D.

Degrees and Post-Doctoral Experience: — Post-Doctoral Fellow, Auditory Physiology Laboratory, Northwestern University, 1972-1974 (under the direction of Peter Dallos)– Ph.D. – Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Denver, 1972 (Audiology minor)– M.S. – Biology, U. Denver, 1970– B.S. – Biology, Read More

James W. Hall, III, Ph.D.

James W. Hall III, Ph.D. received a Bachelor’s degree in biology from American International College, a Masters degree from Northwestern University and, in 1979, his Ph.D. in audiology from Baylor College of Medicine under the direction of Dr. James Jerger. Read More

Robert Sweetow, Ph.D.

Dr. Robert W. Sweetow is Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and former Director of Audiology at the University of California, San Francisco. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University, Master of Arts from the University of Southern California and Read More

Andrea Ximena Varela, M.D., ORL

– Médica otorrinolaringologa , sección vestibular, Hospital de Clínicas José de San Martín de Buenos Aires desde 2010– ORL asistente sección vestibular, Hospital de Clínicas José de San Martín 2007-2010– Jefa sección otorrinolaringología Hospital Municipal de Morón desde 2007– Urgencias Read More

Nicolás Pérez, M.D., Ph.D.

El Dr. Nicolás Pérez es actualmente el Profesor y Director del Departamento de Otorrinolaringología de la Clínica Universidad de Navarra y la Universidad de Navarra Facultad de Medicina en Pamplona, Navarra (España), donde enseña a los estudiantes de medicina, investigadores Read More

Lynn Sumerson, D.O.

Dr. Lynn F. Sumerson is Professor Emeritus Otorhinolaryngology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA. He is an active on-campus lecturer in the field of dizziness and vertigo.Dr. Sumerson was in practice with multiple offices in Philadelphia’s surrounding areas Read More

Jackie Clark, Ph.D., F-AAA, CCC-A

Professor Jackie Clark is currently a Clinical Associate Professor at UT Dallas’ School of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, and has been appointed as a Research Scholar at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Courses that she teaches include: Read More

Daniel Oppenheim, M.D.

EDUCATION:1972 B.A. – University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado. Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology 1980 Ph.D. – Stanford University, Stanford, California. Biological Sciences 1983 M.D. – University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 1980-1981 – Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. Stanford Research Institute. Read More

David Brown, DPT, OCS

Dr. David Brown, PT, DPT, OCS is a Physical Therapist for Select Physical Therapy .Dr. Brown graduated with Honors from the University of Miami in 1995 with a Bachelor of Health Science degree and then from the University of Miami Read More

Mario Villegas-Gonzalez, MD, Ph.D.

Dr. Med. Mario Jesús Jr. Villegas González, nació el 31 de Julio de 1972 en Monterrey, Nuevo León. Cursó la licenciatura de Médico Cirujano y Partero en la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León de 1989 Read More

Jack Wazen, MD

Dr. Wazen built a successful Ear, Nose & Throat specialty practice in New York and spent the past 23 years as a researcher, professor and practitioner with Columbia University and the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.Recognized repeatedly as one of New York’s Read More

Herbert Silverstein, MD, FACS

Herbert Silverstein, MD, FACS president and founder of Silverstein Institute and the Ear Research Foundation, has been consistently recognized since 1979 as one of the ‘Best Physicians in the USA.’ He has been a leader in otology for more than Read More

Lucrecia Lopez, M.D.

— Neuro-Otologist INECO desde 2006— Neuro-Otologist ENERI 2002 -2006— International Scientific Reviewer – Revista de Neurología – Viguera Editores – España— Fundador Neuro-Otología ENERI unidad en 2002— Representante de la Sociedad Argentina Neurológica de la Federación Mundial de Neurología— Fundador Read More

Alexandra Féliz Camilo, M.D.

La Dra. Féliz-Camilo nació en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana. Se graduó de la Escuela de Medicina del Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) con honores, magna cum laude, en 1996. En el 2001, ella completó su entrenamiento de residencia en Read More

De Wet Swanepoel, Ph.D

Dr. De Wet Swanepoel is an associate professor and clinical research audiologist at the Department of Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria, South Africa and adjunct Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders. His research Read More

James Saunders, M.D., F.A.C.S.

James E. Saunders is an Associate Professor of Otology / Neurotology at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center where he teaches aspects of otology and neurotology to medical students, residents and undergraduate students. He completed an M.D. at University of Oklahoma, his Read More

Frank H. Willard, Ph.D.

Frank H. Willard, Ph.D., graduated from the University of Vermont with a Ph.D. in Anatomy and Neurobiology and a thesis focused on the cytoarchitecture of the auditory system in the mouse. He did a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the Department Read More
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