Research Lectureship and Resident Graduation

Purpose and Objectives

The University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology presents an update of current research and clinical management of disorders of the ear, nose, throat and head & neck. Faculty and  Residents will provide lectures and panel discussions to improve understanding of current diagnosis and management of ENT disorders. The goal of this program is to foster educational interaction between practitioners.


About Our Visiting Professors


Singleton Lecturer: Carol A. Bauer, MD

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Carol A. Bauer, MD

Dr. Carol A. Bauer is Professor and Chair of the Division of Otolaryngology. She specializes in chronic diseases of the ear and directs the SIU Cochlear Implant program and Hearing and Balance Center at SIU School of Medicine. She leads a team of hearing professionals in the Center who are dedicated to enhancing the hearing, speech and language opportunities for the people of central and southern Illinois.

Dr. Bauer received her medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City in 1989 and completed residency training at the University of Iowa and a fellowship in Neurotology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She joined the Division of Otolaryngology at SIU School of Medicine in 1995 and was appointed Chair of the division in 2014. Born and raised in New York, Dr. Bauer attended college at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.

Dr. Bauer is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and the National Board of Medical Examiners. She was inducted into the prestigious Collegium Oto-rhino-laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum in 2010.


Adams Lecturer: David R. White, MD

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David R. White, MD

Dr. David R. White is a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery and the director of pediatric otolaryngology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He joined the department in 2005 after completing a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology — head and neck surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. White is a native of Charleston, South Carolina, and graduated from Davidson College in 1994. He then received his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency in otolaryngology — head and neck surgery at the University of North Carolina.

Dr. White’s practice focuses entirely on the care of children with ear, nose, and throat problems. He has authored over 90 articles and chapters in medical journals and textbooks and has won multiple research awards at national otolaryngology meetings. Dr. White has particular expertise in the treatment of children with ear/hearing problems, speech and swallowing disorders, and airway problems. He is a member of the airway and aspiration center for children, craniofacial anomalies and cleft palate center, the velopharyngeal insufficiency and speech team, and the cochlear implant center at the Medical University of South Carolina.


Fink Lecturer: B. Tucker Woodson, MD

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B. Tucker Woodson, MD

Dr. B. Tucker Woodson has dual board certification in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Sleep Medicine. He is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome. He has lectured worldwide on issues related to surgery and sleep medicine.

Dr. Woodson is also the director of the Froedtert Hospital/Medical College of Wisconsin Sleep Disorders Program. He is active in developing new surgical treatments for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.

Additionally, he has served on Sleep Disorders, Standards of Practice, New Medical, Drug and Device, and the National Sleep Medicine Course Committees of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Woodson serves as an advisor for the American Sleep Apnea Association, ResMed (which is a world leader in respiratory equipment for sleep apnea), and professional football.

He has organized multiple national and international meetings including the Cherry Blossom Conference of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the Missouri Allergy and Sleep Disorders Update in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and the 3rd and 4th International Congress of Sleep Apnea.

In January of 2014, Dr. Woodson was featured on WTMJ-AM’s Wisconsin’s Morning News to discuss a new device for sleep apnea that is surgically implanted. Results from a clinical trial were recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


Research Lectureship Schedule

May 18, 2018
1345 Center Drive
Communicore Room C1-9
Gainesville, FL  32610

9:35 AM
Tucker Woodson, MD
Phenotypes & Palatopharygoplasty
9:50 AM
Dustin Lang, MD
Factors Delaying Discharge in H&N Free Flap Surgery: When Physician Intervention Reaches its Limit
10:05 AM
Claire James, MD
Biofilm Analysis of Explanted Hardware used in Craniofacial  Osteosynthesis.
10:20 AM
Brittany Dobson,  MD
Improving Patient Medical Knowledge: Thyroid Surgery
10:39 AM
11:10 AM
Carol Bauer, MD
Tinnitus Management
11:45 AM
David White, MD
12:00 PM
Sanjeev Balamohan, MD
Effectiveness of the Interarytenoid Spatial Relationship in Evaluating Vocal Cord Adductor Paresis.
12:59 PM
1:10 PM
William Reschly, MD
Templated Progress Notes to Improve Post-Operative Care in H&N Free Flap Patients
1:25 PM
Stewart Bernard, MD
Osteoradionecrosis in patients undergoing oral cancer resection with fibular free flap reconstruction followed by radiation therapy
1:35 PM
Stewart Bernard, MD
Prospective Quality of Life Assessment of Voice and Swallow function: Patient versus Caregiver perspective
2:20 PM
Carol Bauer, MD
Vestibular Migraine
2:29 PM
3:00 PM
David White, MD
OSA in Down Syndrome
3:35 PM
Tucker Woodson, MD
Update in Upper Airway Stimulation for OSA
3:45 PM

*CME credit pending* 


Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Harn Museum of Art
3259 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

6:30 PM Social
7:00 PM Group Photo
7:15 PM Dinner and Awards



For Location information and directions, contact Jennifer Brookins.