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Schulze Speaker Series

The Schulze Speaker Series brings prestigious speakers to campus to provide an interdisciplinary perspective on a wide range of issues. Past speakers have explored the ecological crisis, criminal and social justice, film and other media, the fine arts, and human diversity. Below is a list of upcoming Schulze Speakers.

Upcoming Schulze Speakers - Spring 2019

  • Kinza Khan, Attorney at Life-Span, an organization committed to helping survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault
    • Wednesday, March 27, 2019
  • Dr. Shelly Chadha, Technical Officer, Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Loss, World Health Organization
    • Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Hearing Care a Public Health Priority: REALLY ??

Dr. Shelly Chadha is the Technical Officer for the Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Loss at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland.

University of Northern Colorado Presentation

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • University of Northern Colorado, Campus Commons Lobby & Multi-Purpose Room
    Reception, Campus Commons Lobby: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 
  • Public Talk, Campus Commons Multi-Purpose Room: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

Denver Presentation

  • Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Colorado Automobile Dealers Association 290 Speer Boulevard
    Denver, CO 80203
  • Reception 4:00–5:00 PM
  • Public Talk 5:00–6:30 PM

Love your music; respect your ears! Shaping a global strategy for hearing loss prevention

  • Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • CU Anschutz Medical Campus, Ed 2 North, Conference Room 3108
  • 13120 E. 19th Ave, Aurora,  CO  80045
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Shelly Chadha was trained as an otolaryngologist at the University of Delhi, India and subsequently undertook doctoral studies in public health at the same university.  Prior to joining WHO, she was working as a Professor of Otolaryngology at the Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India.  She has long-standing experience in community ear and hearing care, planning and policy development for hearing care.

Dr. Chadha served as a member of the national committee for development of National Programme for Prevention and Control of Deafness in India. She was closely associated with the development of the Sound Hearing 2030 initiative in the South East Asia region.

Since 2012, she has been working with the World Health Organization where she leads WHO’s work in the field of ear and hearing care, including advocacy for prioritisation of hearing care; technical support to countries for development of hearing care strategies and development of technical tools and guidance. Dr Chadha has been instrumental in creating and implementing public health initiatives for hearing such as the World Hearing Day; Make Listening Safe; and the World Hearing Forum.

Dr. Shelly Chadha's visit to UNC is co-sponsored by the Audiology & Speech Language Sciences, the Colorado School of Public Health and the Colorado Academy of Audiology.

 Dr. Shelly Chadha, World Health Organization