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IOMG Organization

Click here for current Roster*

IOMG Leadership:

  • Overall Chair: Dawn Konrad-Martin from National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR), a Research Center of the US Veterans Affairs (VA), Rehabilitation Research and Development Service
  • Outreach and Dissemination Chair: Khaya Clark from HCE (Hearing Center of Excellence) and NCRAR
  • Ototoxicity of Aminoglycoside Treatment Co-Chairs: Angela Garinis from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Peter Steyger from Creighton University
  • Subgroup: Cystic Fibrosis Recommendations (Co-Leads: Angela Garinis, Gayla Poling, Carmen Brewer) (Click here for more information)
  • Subgroup: Non-TB Mycobacterium (NTM) (Co-Leads: Angela Garinis, Carmen Brewer)
  • Subgroup: Enhanced Ototoxicity Monitoring of Neonates (Co-Leads: Rebecca Scott, Peter Steyger)
  • Click here for more information about the Aminoglycoside Treatment Area/Activities
Formal Liaisons to External Organizations
  • American Academy of Audiology (AAA) – Carmen Brewer from the National Institutes of Health, Gayla Poling from Mayo Clinic
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) – Laura Dreisbach from San Diego State University and Katherine Fernandez from the National Institute of Health (NIH)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) – Angela Garinis from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Lisa Hunter from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and Ronald Rubenstein from Washington University in St. Louis
  • National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) – Thais C. Morata from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

*If you would like to be included in the current roster, please send a short biosketch to