Union of the
The Medical Specialty for Communication and Swallowing Disorders

Education Committee for Phoniatrics (ECP)

Chair of the committee

Prof. Khalid H Al Malki, MD, PhD

Consultant, Professor of Phoniatrics
Supervisor, Research Chair of Voice, Swallowing and Communication Disorders
King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Members of the committee

PD Dr. med. Hanna Brockmeier

OÄmbF Audiologie, Phoniatrie, Neurootologie
HNO-Klinik, Switzerland

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ilter Denizoglu

Vocology Centre, Izmir, Turkey

Ass. Prof. Dr. Ramón Hernández Villoria

Centro Clínico de Audición y Lenguaje Cealca - Caracas, Venezuela

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rodica Elena Muresan, MD, Ph.D.

ENT Consultant and phoniatrician at Emergency Hospital Cluj-Napoca.
Associate professor at „Gheorghe Dima” Music Academy, Cluj-Napoca,
Faculty of Theatre and Film, Babeş-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca

Prof. Tamer Abou-Elsaad, MD, PhD

Professor of Phoniatrics, ENT Department
Chair of UEP/EAP committee for EBE-Phoniatrics.

Prof. Tamer Mesallam, MD, PhD

Consultant, Professor of Phoniatrics
King Saud University Medical City, ORL Department, College of Medicine

Dr. Paola Diaz Borrego, MD, PhD.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Consultant, Phoniatric/Speech/Dysphagia and Language Therapy Unit, Spain https://www.foniatriamaster.com/

Prof. Dr. R. Eugenia Chávez Calderón

Centro de Foniatría y Audiología
Col. Florida Ciudad de México. México

Priv. Doz. Dr. med. Louisa Traser

Institute of Musicians’ Medicine
Medical Center – University of Freiburg, Germany

Dr. Laaksonen Annika

Helsinki University Hospital

Dr. Mette Pedersen, M.D., PhD.

Ear-nose-throat specialist, Denmark

Assoc. Prof. Ana Danic Hadzibegovic, M.D., PhD.

ENT and Head and Neck surgeon
Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Berit Schneider-Stickler

Deputy Chair of the Division of Phoniatrics-Logopedics, Department of
Otorhinolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Projects supervised by the committee

Strategic Objective 1: Recognized and Accredited Phoniatrics training programs:
Project 1.1: Documentation of current international Phoniatrics training programs.

Documentation Team:

  • Prof. Khalid Al Malki (Coordinator)
  • Prof. Tamer Mesallam
  • Dr. Paola Diaz Borrego

Project 1.2: Encouragement of Phoniatrics training programs to acquire recognition and accreditation.

Recognition and Accreditation Team:

  • Prof. Louisa Traser (Coordinator)
  • Dr. Anna-Katharina Rohlfs
  • Prof. Tadeus Nawka
  • Dr. med. Barbara Arnold

Strategic Objective 2: Competent Phoniatric Residents:

Project 2.1: Empowerment of Phoniatrics residents with the needed knowledge, skills, and attitudes.

Phoniatrics Training Team:

  • Prof. Tamer Abou-Elsaad (Coordinator)
  • Prof. Berit Schneider-Stickler
  • Prof. Ana Danic Hadzibegovic

Strategic Objective 3: Branding Phoniatrics:

Project 3.1: Information and Promotion of Phoniatrics

Phoniatrics Branding Team:

  • Dr. R. Eugenia Chavez Calderón (Coordinator): Tiktok, Linkedin
  • Dr. Devora Kiagiadaki:  Instagram
  • Dr Maria Isaeva:  Facebook
  • Dr. Laaksonen Annika: Youtube
  • Dr. Ahmed Zayed: Twitter
  • Dr. Ilter denizoglu: Mail service
  • Dr. Ahmed Geneid.

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