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Starkey Genesis - August 2023

American Cochlear Implant Alliance Announces Student Scholarship Recipients for CI2023 Dallas Cochlear Implants in Children and Adults


Washington, D.C. --- American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACI Alliance) announced the student scholarship award recipients for CI2023 Dallas: Cochlear Implants in Children and Adults, to be held in Dallas, TX June 7-10, 2023.

Scholarship applications were open to full-time students, fellows and postdoctoral scholars who have a clinical or research interest in cochlear implants and applicants were reviewed by a committee of professionals across the hearing health spectrum. 

53 students submitted scholarship applications spanning the range of clinicians and scientists that comprise the ACI Alliance community. The 22 applicants chosen for this prestigious award represent a diverse field of individuals from 20 different institutions of higher learning across the country enrolled in audiology programs, Ph.D. programs in deaf education and linguistics, medical programs and post-doctoral candidates.

Student participation is a critical component in increasing clinical and research involvement in CI. ACI Alliance is confident this year’s scholarship recipients will contribute importantly to our mission of expanding access to cochlear implants.

CI2023 Dallas will address adult and pediatric CI topics across a range of topics including the conference themes: 

  • Considerations for non-English speaking patients 
  • Genetics of hearing loss relevant to CI outcomes 
  • CMV (Cytomegalovirus) and cochlear implantation 
  • Cochlear implantation at both ends of the age spectrum (< 9 months, > 90 years) 

Attendees can also attend keynote lectures, panel sessions, podium and poster sessions. Registration is open now with early bird rates available through April 7, 2023. 

For a full list of scholarship winners:

For more information on CI2023 Dallas: 

ACI Alliance is a not-for-profit membership organization created with the purpose of eliminating barriers to cochlear implantation by sponsoring research, driving heightened awareness, and advocating for improved access to cochlear implants for patients of all ages across the US.

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