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Training & Learning Opportunities

The Cochlear Center is training a generation of clinicians and researchers to study the impact that hearing loss in older adults has on public health and to develop and implement public health strategies and solutions for hearing loss. 

We offer training and learning opportunities for students, clinicians, and researchers alike, including research fellowships for pre- and post-doctoral trainees.

Explore Training & Learning Opportunities
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    For Students & Trainees

    Several funded training programs are open to students enrolled in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as to students from other academic institutions.

    For Students
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    For Clinicians & Researchers

    The Cochlear Center offers opportunities for faculty from other academic institutions who are interested in learning about the Center’s programs, working or training with Center faculty, and developing potential collaborations.

    For Clinicians & Researchers
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    Seminar Series

    Monthly seminars throughout the academic year feature speakers who share their expertise on a variety of topics around hearing, aging, and public health.

    Seminar Series
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    Fellows Program

    Designed for clinicians and researchers in different regions of the world who are interested in addressing hearing loss in older adults.

    Fellows Program
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    Didactic courses available through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health introduce students to topics around hearing loss, aging, sensory health, and epidemiology. 

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Take Our Free Online Course

"A Public Health Approach to Hearing Loss and Aging,” available through Coursera, is a free online course that introduces a public health approach to aging and hearing population-based research, reviews the state of public health policy and ongoing interventions, and discusses the current epidemiologic research linking hearing loss to cognitive and healthcare outcomes in older adults, including dementia. Learners will hear from Johns Hopkins Cochlear Center faculty and researchers who will speak on their expertise in areas of otolaryngology, audiology, epidemiology, gerontology, and public health policy/economics.

Learn more about our course.