People in the Lab

Lina Reiss, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator and Lab Director


Lina Reiss, PhD, Lab Director

Dr. Reiss joined the Otolaryngology faculty in January 2010. She obtained an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Princeton University in 1997, and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2005.  She became involved with cochlear implants when conducting research in the Hybrid cochlear implant clinical trial as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Iowa. She has a severe-profound bilateral hearing loss and has worn hearing aids since early childhood.



Current Lab Members

 Lab photo - hike outing

 Lab photo - hike

Top photo, from left:  Yonghee Oh (Postdoctoral fellow), Carly Mattson (Masters student), Bess Glickman (Research assistant), Lina Reiss (Lab Director), Joe McClellan (Otolaryngology resident), Curtis Hartling (Audiologist).

Other lab members (not pictured): Irina Omelchenko, Melissa Lawrence, Morgan Eddolls, Andrew Baker


Otology: Timothy Hullar, Sachin Gupta

Audiology: Brittany Wilson

Oregon Hearing Research Center (OHRC): Alfred Nuttall, Tianying Ren, Peter Steyger, Wenxuan He

Center for Speech and Language Understanding (CSLU): Alex Kain

National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR): Erick Gallun, Michelle Molis

Pacific University Audiology: Marcin Wroblewski


Previous collaborators: Anh Nguyen-Huynh, Hongzhe Li, Nirmal Srinivasan, Anna Diedesch

Audiologists: Rindy Ito, Jessica Eggleston, Keri Bennett, Jennifer Fowler
Audiology interns and externs: Michelle Lang, Jennifer Fowler, Ashley Sobchuk, Anna-Marie Wood, Daniel Talian, Sara Simmons, Larissa Katrina, Lauren Rynders
Residents: Daniel Brickman, Shanjean Lee, Joe McClellan
Medical students: Kayce Spear, Ali Sawani, Conor Kelly, Nishad Sathe, Ian Straehley
Visiting Scientists: Hongzheng Zhang
Postdoctoral fellows: Chiemi Tanaka, David Wozny
Undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and masters students: Emily Walker, Margo Heston, Corey Shayman, Sean Anderson, Toni Burkhard, Razi Muhammed, Marissa Montejano, Mariella Nolfo, Laurel Richardson, Rose Dumont, Carly Mattson, Bess Glickman

Research staff: Katie Loera, Gemaine Stark, Joseline Raja

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