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2023 Council Election

The ARO Nominating Committee is pleased to share the slate for the 2023 ARO Council elections. Eligible ARO Regular members have been emailed a virtual ballot, via Election Buddy, to cast their vote by the December 2, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST.

The virtual ballot has been sent to active ARO members by Election Buddy- please be sure to check your email spam folder as it may have gone there.

Please see each candidate listed below and review their submitted statements prior to voting. For questions, please email


Sunil Puria, Ph.D.

Mass Eye and Ear

Eaton Peabody Laboratories

Harvard Medical School

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Peter S Steyger, Ph.D.

Translational Hearing Center

Creighton University

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Karen A. Gordon, Ph.D., CCC-A, Reg. CASLPO

Archie’s Cochlear Implant Laboratory,

The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery,

University of Toronto

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Anna Lysakowski, Ph.D.

Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology

University of Illinois at Chicago

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Program Chair

Brandon C. Cox, Ph.D.

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIUSOM)

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Stephen G. Lomber, Ph.D.

Department of Physiology

McGill University

McIntyre Medical Sciences Building

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Council Member- At- Large
Fatima T. Husain, Ph.D.

Department of Speech and Hearing Science

The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and

The Neuroscience Program

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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Radha Kalluri, Ph.D.

University of Southern California

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