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Shihab Shamma named to NIH advisory council

Professor Shihab Shamma (ECE/ISR) has been named to the National Institute of Health’s National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council.

The council advises the Secretary of Health and Human Services; the Director of the National Institutes of Health; and the Director of NIH’s National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. The scope of the council is the conduct and support of research and research training, health information dissemination, and other programs having to do with disorders of hearing and other communication processes. This includes diseases affecting hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language.

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March 5, 2015


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