ICYMI: July 2018

Phonak UHello from Phonak U! Students from the University’s Osborne College of Audiology enjoyed a few days of educational workshops and activities in Naperville, Ill.
Helping Blind to See Dr. Georgia Crozier ‘84 was interviewed by Stephanie Stahl, Health Reporter for CBSPhilly Health Reporter regarding a new device, Orcam MyEye, which is used for the blind and visually impaired. A camera on the temple of eyeglasses can read, recognize and interpret a patient’s surroundings and then speak to the patient.
Montclair State University Visit On Friday, July 27, a total of 18 undergraduate students from Montclair State University visited Salus to learn more about the University and the top professions offered. Participants attended a panel discussion, toured the Elkins Park campus, and participated in demonstrations in the clinical procedures lab and talked with faculty, students and staff about their experiences
Congratulations to Audiology Faculty Dr. Jonette Owen, assistant dean, Practice and Assessment of Audiologic Medicine was elected as the VP of Education for the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology.
Dr. Martin Pienkowski, associate professor, Osborne College of Audiology, and his co-author’s article “New Advances in Electrophysiology for Clinical and Basic Investigation” was published in Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.
Audiology Summer WorkshopsAudiology Summer Workshops Recently, the Osborne College of Audiology held their annual Summer Workshop consisting of two sessions: Electrophysiology in Audiology and Vestibular and Balance Disorders: Assessment and Rehabilitation. Attendees had a chance to listen to lectures and to participate in hands-on workshops.
Color Me Chic Contact Lens Club More than a dozen faculty, residents, staff and students took part in “Color Me Chic” - a special colored contact lens workshop at The Eye Institute (TEI) in Chestnut Hill. It was a great workshop that served a dual purpose: a fun way to educate guests about colored contact lenses while giving the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry students a chance to refine their contact lens fitting skills.
Gone to the Dogs Dogs Eli and Neeko from Comfort Caring Canines Therapy Dogs came to visit students in the Learning Resource Center to help de-stress students (and faculty!) from finals week. 

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