Deputy Editor in Chief
The deputy editor in chief provides support to the editor in chief on editorial decision-making, and is responsible for editorial-decisions when the editor in chief is unavailable or has declared a conflict of interest.
Nahla A. Gomaa, MSc, MD, PhD
Dr Nahla A. Gomaa is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Alberta, Canada. Dr. Gomaa completed her MD and PhD in Otolaryngology-Audiology, at Cairo University, Egypt joint with the University of Iowa, U.S.A. in 2003. Dr Gomaa previously worked as a Lecturer in the Division of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine in Egypt, a Research Fellow in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa.
Her research interests are focused on the auditory problems including hearing loss, tinnitus, balance, inner ear disorders, and implantable hearing devices. She is principal investigator on a number of grants and has reviewed grant applications both in Otolaryngology and Medical Education. Additionally, she is a member of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Society of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, and Canadian Association of Medical Education. Meanwhile, she is currently serving on a number of Faculty and University Committees at the University of Alberta; one of which is the Human Research Ethics Board.
The editorial board is the journal's primary source of peer reviewers and members occasionally provide assistance to the editor in chief. The editor in chief welcomes applications from suitable candidates to join the editorial board. Further information on the editorial board is available here.
Raghav Dwivedi, PhD, MS (ORL-HNS), MRCS, DOHNS
Clinical Fellow in Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Unit, Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
Qing Fang, MD, PhD
Research Fellow, Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Dorothy A. Frenz, PhD
Professor, Departments of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery and Anatomy & Structural Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York. Research Professor, New York Medical College, Departments of Cell Biology & Anatomy and Otolaryngology, Valhalla, New York, USA
Denis Moss, PhD
Professor, Division of Infectious Disease and Immunology, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Tianying Ren, PhD
Professor, Oregon Hearing Research Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Hillary Snapp, AuD, F-AAA
Assistant Professor, Division of Audiology, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
Qiuju Wang, PhD
Professor, Chief Physician, Vice-Chief, Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery Department, Executive Vice-Director of the PLA Institute Department of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, General Hospital of PLA, Beijing, China
Elizabeth Celeste Ward, PhD
Professor, Centre for Functioning and Health Research Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and Professor, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
David Wong, DMD, DMSc
Professor & Dean of Research, University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, Director, Dental Research Institute, Los Angeles, California, USA