Volume 2, January 5, 2022
The Eye & Ear Foundation Digital Newsletter Happy New Year! Hope it's off to a good start!
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Interview with Lawton Snyder The 12 years that Lawton Snyder has been CEO of The Eye & Ear Foundation have gone very quickly, in his own estimation. He reflected on how far EEF has come and shared his excitement about the future. Read more
Interventional Audiology Programs Did you know that the University of Pittsburgh Center for Audiology has a program to address the problem of untreated hearing loss negatively impacting healthcare interactions in inpatient, outpatient, home health, and senior living environments? Called Interventional Audiology, it happens outside the audiology clinic under three models, and is sorely needed. Read More
Donate The Role of Patient Navigator Sofia Maxwell* was frustrated and discouraged. Having lost her vision, she needed medical assistance and in-home
services, but was denied several times. She was already a wreck trying to figure out and adjust to her new reality. Her doctor, Andrew Eller, MD, put her in touch with Patient Navigator Dana McGinnis-Thomas, whose diligence ultimately paid off in securing Maxwell the help she needed. Read More
Meet Our New Board Member! Bruce Gebhardt has joined the EEF Board. He is the co-founder and principal at Pathfinder Capital Advisors, an investment bank, advisory, and investment group founded in 2001 that has closed transactions at more than $15 billion.