Esther Oh


Esther Oh, MD, PHD, is an associate professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, and an Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment. Oh’s research interest is in Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders including delirium. Oh actively collaborates with members of the Center on projects related to enhancing communication and improving hearing care for older adults with dementia and hearing loss.

Esther Oh

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Adele Goman


Adele Goman, PhD is a research associate in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She holds a doctorate in psychology from the University of York, U.K. and completed postdoctoral training in epidemiology and clinical trials at Johns Hopkins University. Goman’s research focuses on the basic epidemiology of hearing loss with respect to the prevalence of hearing loss and the impact hearing loss is expected to have in the coming decades.

Adele Goman

Phone 443-287-7195
Email agoman1@jhmi.edu
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Amber Willink


Amber Willink, PhD, is an assistant scientist in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the economic and health service utilization implications of gaps in health policy benefits on older adults. At the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health, Willink will be examining the economic impacts of hearing loss on older adults and the Medicare program as well as health services utilization outcomes associated with treated and untreated hearing loss.

Amber Willink

Phone 410-502-4921
Email awillin2@jhu.edu
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Carrie Nieman


Carrie L. Nieman, MD, MPH is an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and co-founder of Access HEARS, a nonprofit committed to the delivery of affordable, accessible hearing care. As a clinician, researcher and social entrepreneur, her commitment to social justice is inseparable from her drive to provide innovative solutions to address disparities in hearing care.

Carrie Nieman

Phone 301-896-3331
Email cnieman1@jhmi.edu
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Joshua Betz


Josh Betz, MS, is biostatistician in the Johns Hopkins Biostatistics Consulting Center and is a research associate in the Department of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He obtained his MS in biostatistics from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 2012 and joined Johns Hopkins shortly afterwards.

Joshua Betz

Phone 443-287-7199
Email jbetz2@jhmi.edu
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Nicholas Reed


Nicholas Reed, AuD is an assistant professor of audiology in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and core faculty at the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health. He completed his clinical doctorate at Towson University and clinical fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital.

Nicholas Reed

Phone 410-502-4332
Email nreed9@jhmi.edu
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