Joint Committee on Infant Hearing
Liaisons with the Vice President for Audiology Practice
Study the status of identification of congenital deafness at birth; propose directions for newborn identification programs; study the prevention and cure of congenital deafness; collect statistics on incidence of congenital deafness and its etiology.
- One ASHA Chair to the committee
- One ASHA member rep on the committee
- Both CCC-A
- Patti Martin
- Ryan McCreery
- Robert Fifer, Board Liaison
Typically 3 year terms, but often extended for continuity if JCIH is currently involved in writing a document.
One face-to-face meeting annually, possible 2nd meeting as needed.
JCIH works in subcommittees and online. Much of the work is electronic.
Desired Service Qualifications/Experiences
Pediatric audiology with at least 5–10 years of experience.
Anne Oyler, ex officio ([email protected])