In conversation with Ulrik Pedersen, Chairman of the EBEORL-HNS Exam Board

The European Examination Board in Otorhinolaryngology was created in 2008 in order to ‘harmonise the knowledge base among otorhinolaryngolgists throughout Europe’. Declan Costello spoke to new Chairman of the Board, Ulrik Pedersen. Ulrik Pedersen. Congratulations on your appointment as the...

In conversation with Dr John Woo and Mr Derek Skinner

Dr John Woo and Mr Derek Skinner have between them an absolute wealth of experience and expertise in the fields of surgical training and specialist examinations. Here, they tell us about their involvement in surgical education, and explain some of...

In conversation with Shusheng Gong and Shahed Quraishi on ENT Masterclass® China

ENT Masterclass® China was a landmark event that brought an international training resource to Beijing. Profs Shusheng Gong and Shahed Quraishi discuss the organisation of this event, the training pathway in China, and the setup of a typical ENT academic...

In conversation with Professor Gao Zhiqiang

Prof Zhiqiang, President of the Chinese Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck surgery takes us on a journey spanning over a hundred years of ENT in China: A story of an amazing achievement in a country with a population over...

In conversation with Ad Snik

Professor Ad Snik has spent a large portion of his career in hearing implantation and has seen novel devices come and go, some of great benefit to patients, others which haven’t produced expected results. In this interview, he talks to...

EBM and ENT: In conversation with Martin Burton

As part of our new Evidence-Based Medicine section, we’re honoured to feature an interview with Professor Martin Burton, Director of the UK Cochrane Centre. Professor Burton is Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Oxford and Consultant Otolaryngologist at Oxford...

In conversation with Rosaleen Shine

Rosaleen Shine is synonymous with ENT and Audiology News. She was a key member of the team that founded what was then ENT News 25 years ago, and is well known to ORL and audiology colleagues all over the globe....

In conversation with Harvey Coates

Indigenous health would remain a Cinderella part of our speciality were it not for the work of a few outstanding pioneers. Kelvin Kong speaks to one of them: Professor Harvey Coates AO. Harvey Coates is a paediatric otolaryngologist and clinical...

In conversation with Duncan Boak, founder of Fifth Sense

Anosmia Our sense of smell is something we take for granted – but imagine if it wasn’t there… We see many patients who struggle with anosmia, but perhaps don’t always appreciate how much of an effect it has on their...

AUDIOLOGY - In conversation with Yury Konstantinovich Yanov

Focussing on trauma and the military, it is fitting to include this interview with ENT Professor and Russian Army General Yury Konstantinovich Yanov. Professor Gerard O’Donoghue had the honour of putting some questions to this eminent figure in Russian ENT,...

In conversation with Muaaz Tarabichi

Guest Editor, Chris Coulson, speaks to Dr Muaaz Tarabichi, a pioneer of endoscopic ear surgery, about how he has seen the technique evolve during his career, what challenges early EES practitioners have faced and his predictions for the future of...

In conversation with Professor Jatin Shah

We are honoured to welcome renowned head and neck surgeon, Professor Jatin Shah as Guest Editor of this edition of ENT and Audiology News. Here he speaks to Section Editor, Charlie Giddings, about his career, memorable achievements and advice for...