Meet The American Institute of Balance – Education Faculty

Richard E. Gans, Ph.D

Founder and executive director of The American Institute of Balance, one of the largest balance centers in the U.S.A. Dr. Gans received his Ph.D. from... Read More

Sara Jagger, Au.D

Dr. Jagger, Au.D. is the Chief Medical Officer for the AIB Clinics and is a senior AIB Education faculty member. She obtained her Bachelor of... Read More

Jim Eimer, PT

Jim has been a licensed physical therapist in New York, West Virginia, and Florida for 15 years. He has worked in a wide variety of... Read More

Steven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, OCS

Steven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT Steven Spinks, obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Tennessee and is a residency-trained, board certified orthopaedic specialist. He is an advocate... Read More

Kathy Kounnas, PT, DPT

Kathy Kounnas AIB’s Rehabilitation Curriculum Coordinator is involved in the development and presentation of the Institute’s rehabilitation topics.  Kathy’s focus is to ensure that all theoretical and... Read More

Claudia P. Chavez, PSY.D.

Dr. Chavez is a practicing psychologist with extensive experience with trauma and poly-trauma in the Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense (DOD) organizations.  She received... Read More

Richard A. Roberts, Ph.D.

Dr. Roberts is an internationally known researcher and clinician who has co-authored numerous articles and chapters with Dr. Gans. He previously served as Dir. of... Read More

James Hall, III, Ph.D.

James W. Hall III, Ph.D. has published numerous peer reviewed articles and published several books in the area of electrophysiology.  His Handbook of Auditory Evoked Responses is... Read More

Elizabeth Letsch, Ph.D., ABPP (Rp)

Dr. Letsch is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Buffalo.  She is a practicing Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychologist.  She has worked extensively... Read More

Michelle R. Petrak, Ph.D.

Michelle Petrak is the Director of Clinical Audiology for Interacoustics DK. Her primary role is in new product developments. She is located in Chicago where... Read More

Olivera D. Pekovic , MD

Attending Physician at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY and Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Pekovic is the Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine... Read More

International Education Faculty

Faisal Mubarak, DSc

Faisal Mubarak, DSc

Danah Alyahya, DSc

Danah Alyahya, DSc Doctor of Science DSc Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health Professions, Loma Linda, University, Loma linda, CA

Tamim Al Ali, MD

Tamim Al Ali, MD

Walid Omer, MD

Walid Omer, MD

Alfarghal Mohamad, MD, AuD

Jackie Cuellar, Au.D.

Jackie Cuellar - International Faculty Audiologist from Colombia and former President of the COLOMBIAN SPEECH AND LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION. Adjunct university professor and researcher of audiology programs. Scientific Director of Eco... Read More