Astrid van Wieringen
Bio Astrid van Wieringen (PhD 1995, Univ of Amsterdam, NL) is full professor at Experimental ORL, Dept Neurosciences, University of Leuven (Belgium) where she combines research and teaching. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on understanding the neural consequences of deprived auditory input, and optimizing hearing of adults and children with hearing aids and/or cochlear implants. She is the chair of the 5-year program Speech-language Pathology and Audiological Sciences (faculty of Medicine), and also professor II at the University of Oslo, dept of Special education. She is president-elect of the International Society of Audiology, secretary-treasurer of the International Collegium of Rehabilitative Audiology (ICRA), and (founding) board member of the Belgian Scientific society of Audiology (B Audio).