Dr. William H. Shapiro
NYU School of Medicine, USA
William H. Shapiro received his Master of Arts degree in Audiology from Queens College of the CUNY in 1978 and received his Doctorate of Audiology from Arizona School of Health Sciences, A.T. Still University in 2007. He is the Lester and Kathleen Miller Assistant Professor of Hearing Health and a Clinical Associate Professor of Otolaryngology. He has worked at NYU Langone Medical Center since 1984 where he has been involved with all aspects of diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology, including the dispensing of assistive hearing technology (hearing aids, FM systems). He currently is Director of FGP Audiology and Supervising Audiologist at the New York University Cochlear Implant Center, a nationally recognized center of excellence in the field of cochlear implants. He has been involved in the clinical and research aspects of multichannel cochlear implants for 30 years with a particular expertise in cochlear implant programming and troubleshooting. In 2008, he was the recipient of the ‘Outstanding Clinician Award’ from the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Association and is currently on the Board of Directors of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. He has published book chapters and peer reviewed journal articles and given numerous invited presentations at national and international conferences on the subject of cochlear implantation and is a reviewer for numerous journals.