Employees recognized for years of service

At our department’s annual Town Hall October 24, 17 employees were recognized for their dedication to the department, with anniversaries ranging from five to thirty-five years. Congratulations and a big thank you to all of these employees. Liza Ledesma: 10 Years Kathy Keefe: 10 Years Judy Peterein: 35 Years Maria Harrington: 25 Years Denise Welsch: […]

St. Louis Magazine announces Top Docs for 2019

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St. Louis Magazine recently published the Top Docs list for 2019. The list is compiled by Best Doctors in America and uses a peer review to determine which doctors are most recommended by specialists in their field. Included in this year’s list are 12 faculty members from the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University: Gregory […]

$10 million to study noise-induced hearing loss

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received $10.5 million from the Department of the Army to investigate whether an anti-seizure drug can prevent noise-induced hearing loss when given several hours before exposure to extremely loud noise.   Read more

Peter Vila Receives Holt Leadership Award

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The award, presented by the AAO-HNS since 2002, recognizes the current resident or fellow that best exemplifies the attributes of a young leader.