Tag: The American Institute of Balance

Classification of Audiovestibular Symptoms Related to Migraine, Part 3: Benign Paroxysmal Vertigo of Childhood

by Richard E. Gans, PhD Hearing Review – November 2002 Benign Paroxysmal Vertigo of Childhood is a childhood vestibular disorder that manifests itself as recurrent spontaneous episodes ofvertigo in otherwise healthy children. This article, the final one in a three-part series, covers the topics of BPVC and BPVC with torticollis. Read the Article

Advanced Vestibular Topics Course

Advanced vestibular topics workshop was held at AIB Jan 28-29th, 2010.  This popular course provides participants with excellent in-depth and hands on experience with diagnostic protocols including VNG, VEMP, and Vestibular Auto-rotation testing.  This course is scheduled to be offered again in Summer of 2010. If you are interested in learning more about our courses in vestibular rehabilitation and assessment, please visit the AIB Education Foundation website for a complete listing of workshops!

Mary Tinetti, MD Awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship “Genius Grant”

Congratulations, Dr. Tinetti! The American Institute of Balance wishes to congratulate Mary Tinetti, MD for being recognized as a 2009 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship “Genius Grant” recipient. Her pioneering work in the field of geriatric safety and fall prevention has given clinicians the resources to identify risk factors in elderly patients, thereby significantly reducing falls and related injuries. Dr. Tinetti’s innovative research and clinical correlations have set the foundation for all practitioners committed to improving the health and quality of life of older adults. Click here to read more about Dr. Tinetti

IV Congreso Panamericano de Audiologia

The Pan American Society of Audiology held it’s biannual meeting September 10-12, 2009 in Cordova, Argentina.  Dr. Gans of AIB was an invited speaker and presented his latest research on treatment of BPPV and vestibular rehabilitation therapy.  Physicians and audiologists from Latin America, Spain, and the USA contributed to this important scientific and clinical conference.