Leading the World in Vestibular and Equilibrium Education

Founded by Dr. Gans in 1999, the mission of the Foundation is to provide wide-ranging, clinically relevant, multi-disciplinary global education; support research; fund clinician training and provide free services for children in need.

  • Professional post-graduate education, workshops, on-campus, on-site and internationally. Dr. Gans and colleagues have provided programs throughout Asia (Hong Kong, China, Singapore), Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico) and Europe (England, Russia, Spain).
  • Global on-line education initiative in cooperation with the University of New England – College of Osteopathic Medicine. Courses are offered in English, Spanish and Chinese for continuing medical and professional education.
  • Funding clinical training for medical, audiology and physical therapy residents.
  • Funding for pediatric evaluations for un-insured children. No child under 18 is turned away because of inability to pay.
  • Funding for research and students- American Academy of Audiology Foundation- Vestibular Research Award and The Ohio State University- Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences- Student Clinician Award.

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Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
Ricahrd E. Gans, PhD
Kim Rutherford, PT, DSc, COMT
Joseph Sakumura, AuD


November 17, 2019

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