Adrienne Childers, M.D.Hometown: Jamison, Pa.
Undergraduate: Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tenn.
Medical school: University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tenn.
Clinical interests: Neurotology, general otolaryngology
Outside interests: Running, cooking, travel
Josephine Nguyen, M.D.Hometown: Livermore, Calif.
Undergraduate: Chapman University, Orange, Calif.
Medical school: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Va.
Research: Touch prep in the diagnosis of invasive fungal sinusitis, tracheostomy care knowledge in hospital personnel, subglottic pressure in spinal cord injured patients, incentive spirometer in tracheotomy patients
Clinical interests: Facial plastics, reconstructive surgery, microvascular surgery
Outside interests: Piano, hapkido, knitting, origami
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Stephanie Ambrose, M.D.Hometown: Watkinsville, Ga.
Undergraduate: Furman University, Greenvile, S.C.
Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine
Research: Unilateral hearing loss with speech-language and educational outcomes in children, early identification and nonsurgical correction of congenital auricular deformities
Clinical interests: Pediatric and general otolaryngology
Outside interests: Outdoor activities, festivals, travel
Jonathan Young, M.D.Hometown: Daly City, Calif.
Undergraduate: University of California - Los Angeles, Westwood, Calif.
Medical school: University of California - Davis, Sacramento, Calif.
Research: Comparison of risk factors of UHL and BHL
Clinical interests: Pediatric otolaryngology and general otolaryngology
Outside interests: Basketball, video games, travel and food
Scott HardisonHometown: Raleigh, N.C.
Undergraduate: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Medical school: Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Research: Dissolvable drug-eluting stents for the treatment of esophageal stenosis, subglottic hemangiomas, effects of double gloving on microsurgical techniques
Clinical interests: Pediatric otolaryngology, neurotology, general otolaryngology
Outside interests: Movies, traveling, college sports
Yula TaorminaHometown: Moscow, Russia
Undergraduate: Virginia Commonwealth University, biology
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Research: Inhalation injury, pediatric chronic rhinosinusitis
Clinical interests: Pediatric otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, general otolaryngology
Outside interests: Traveling
Austin DeHartHometown: Austin, Texas
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin, electrical engineering B.S.E.E., 2009
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, 2013
Research: Engineering acoustics, biomedical engineering and instrumentation
Clinical interests: Otology, hearing and acoustics, trauma
Outside interests: International travel, escaping into books, pretending to be a guitarist
Eric AppelbaumHometown: St. Louis, Mo.
Undergraduate: Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Ill., biology
Medical school: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo.
Research: Mitochondrial dysfunction in the cochlea, enzyme kinetics
Clinical interests: Otology, sinus/rhinology, pediatric otolaryngology
Outside interests: Triathlon, swimming, water polo, cycling, running with my dog, hiking, movies
Suhyla AlamHometown: Bethesda, Md.
Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Medical school: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Research: Pediatric OSA, ectopic parathyroid adenomas
Outside interests: Running, hiking, exploring Richmond, playing the piano
Tyler DeBlieuxHometown: Bastrop, Louisiana
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, La.
Medical school: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, La.
Clinical interests: General otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, pediatric surgery, laryngology
Outside interests: Eating good food, good movies, spending time with dogs and family, LSU athletics, New Orleans Saints, Tottenham Hotspur