Maryland Cochlear Implant Center of Excellence

Impact: Intended to make Maryland the premier international source for cochlear implant training, research, and medical care.

This new collaboration will extend progress in the field of cochlear implants at both universities.  The new Maryland Cochlear Implant Center of Excellence combines educational training, clinical services, and biomedical research into a new era of personalized hearing rehabilitation.

There are three goals:

1) To provide the people of Maryland with premier clinical services in the area of cochlear implants, thus improving their health and opportunities for engagement and communication;

2) to provide Maryland students with unparalleled opportunities to learn about both the science of cochlear implants and how to provide clinical services to implantees; and

3) to provide the nation with new research findings that enhance our understanding of how best to improve human hearing.


Maryland Cochlear Implant Center of Excellence


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