USH Talks: Usher Syndrome and Cochlear Implants
December 27, 2016
Margaret Kenna, MD, MPH
In this USH Talk, Dr. Margaret Kenna provides a basic overview of cochlear implants and how those with Usher syndrome might benefit from this technology.
Margaret Kenna received her MD degree from Boston University School of Medicine. She completed an internship and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University Hospital of Arkansas and a fellowship at in Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Kenna has been on the Otolaryngology faculty at Boston Children’s Hospital since 1995. She co-founded the Children’s Hospital Boston Cochlear Implant Program, and was its Director from 1995-2003. She received a MPH in Clinical Effectiveness from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2005. She is the Sarah Fuller Chair for Hearing Loss and Hearing Restoration and currently runs a multi-disciplinary Hearing Loss Program at Boston Children’s Hospital.