HeadLines - HeadLines Summer 2012
HeadLines Summer 2012
David W. Eisele recently became the new Andelot Professor and Director of the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
photo by Keith Weller
Articles in this Issue
This March, the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery began a new era: David W. Eisele, a former member of the department, returned to become its new Andelot Professor and Director.
Spring is a time of great transitions for the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Tissue engineering is making great strides in many areas of medicine, including otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.
Recent research suggests that for children with special needs, including those with Down syndrome or short-stature skeletal dysplasia, medical issues may extend far beyond the obvious ones.
Head and Neck Cancer
The mouth harp could provide a low-tech but viable option to allow total laryngectomy patients to speak again.
The generous support of donors allows not only top-notch patient care but helps bring answers for tomorrow through today's research.
Philanthropy, starting with Mr. Johns Hopkins generous gift in 1873, drives our faculty, researchers, and staff to new heights.
Recent research suggests that hearing loss may be a risk factor for falls.
Neurotologist Wade Chien sees patients at Hopkins but performs his research at the NIH.
A patient who had a large skull-base tumor has made an amazing recovery after surgery at Johns Hopkins.
Head and Neck Surgery
A patient whose unusual tumor necessitated removal a large portion of her jaw has only small scars to show for it.
A new robotic surgery allows patients' thyroids and parathyroids to be removed through the armpit.