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

Jeff Konin, PhD, PT, ATC, FACSM, FNATA

Jeff Konin Professor and chair of the Physical Therapy department at the University of Rhode Island. Licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Athletic Trainer whose practice area includes... Read More

Joseph Sakumura, Au.D.

Joey Sakumura - 4th Year Resident - Audiology Dr. Joseph Sakumura, received the Doctor of Audiology degree, from the University of Kansas Medical Center and his undergraduate from the University of Kansas.  He... Read More

Steven E. Spinks, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT.

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

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

Kim Rutherford, PT, DSc, COMT

Kim Rutherford, PT, DSc, COMT Dr. Rutherford obtained her Masters degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Missouri and her Doctorate of Science in Physical Therapy from Texas Tech... Read More

Claudia P. Chavez, PSY.D.

Claudia Chavez 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

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 Faisal M. Al Mubarak, DSc  Dr.Al Mubarak has received his Doctorate degree in 2016 from Loma linda University with a focus in balance disorders &... Read More

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 ENT, Audiovestibular medicine specialist Head of Audiology and speech therapy department in Salim AlAli center, Kuwait 

Walid Omer, MD

Walid Omer, MD Dr. Walid Omer.M.D. is an ENT-AudioVestibular physician working as a specialist in Hamad Medical Corporation(HMC), Doha, Qatar. Dr. Walid Successfully completed his Residency in 2014... Read More

Alfarghal Mohamad, MD, AuD

Alfarghal Mohamad is both a medical doctor specialized in audiovestibular medicine (Egypt) and doctor of audiology (USA). His medical background includes Neurology, ENT and Audiovestibular... Read More

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