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ENT Virtual Health Series from UMMC

Join ENT specialists at UMMC for free, expert advice about common ear, nose, and throat issues. From sinus issues, to dizziness, to sore throats and difficulty speaking, you can get practical information to help you and your child feel better.

Best of all, ask your on-topic question through the comment section to get timely answers about what concerns you most. After you sign up, you will receive a reminder email the day before the event with instructions for joining the Zoom meeting from your computer or mobile phone.

Get help right away with a same-day appointment

You don’t have to wait for a seminar for expert help. We offer same-day appointments for general ear, nose, and throat care. Call (601) 984-5160 to see an ENT provider today at UMMC.

Previous Seminar Recordings

Portrait of Andrea LewisThe Search for a Better Night's Sleep

Recorded: July 8

Speaker: Andrea Lewis, MD

50-70 million people in the US have chronic sleep problems affecting their health and/or daytime function. In this seminar, Dr. Andrea Lewis will go through the basic science of sleep and why it is so important. Attendees will gain an understanding of symptoms of common sleep disorders, with an emphasis on sleep apnea, and what doctors can do to test and treat people with sleep complaints.

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Portrait of Dr. Sarah Faucette

Hearing Loss and Dementia

Recorded: June 10

Speaker: Sarah Faucette, AuD, PhD

Older adults with hearing loss experience a faster rate of decline in memory and thinking than those with normal hearing. In this seminar, audiologist Sarah Faucette, AuD, PhD, will overview hearing loss and cognitive decline and how they are related. Attendees will gain an understanding of next steps for themselves or their loved ones if they are experiencing concerns.

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Jenna Nassar and Mallory UpchurchMealtime Struggles: A Look at Picky Eating and Feeding Development 

Recorded: May 13

Speakers: Mallory Upchurch, CCC-SLP, and Jenna Nassar, CCC-SLP 

Is mealtime a struggle in your home? This presentation will briefly touch on appropriate feeding development, underlying causes for feeding issues, and addressing feeding battles with picky eaters in your home. Learn tips and techniques to present new foods to your picky eaters and make mealtimes fun again! 

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hn-surgeons-600x400.jpgHead and Neck Cancers  

Recorded: April 8  

Speakers: Anne Kane, MD; Gina Jefferson, MD; and Lana Jackson, MD

Head and neck cancers, found in the larynx (voice box), throat, lips, mouth, nose, and salivary glands, account for over 110,000 new cancer cases in the United States every year. Find out what puts a person at risk, common symptoms and how to perform a self-exam.

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Portrait of Dr. Thomas L. EbyManaging Dizziness

Recorded: March 11

Speaker: Thomas Eby, MD

The ability to stand, walk and move our head without problem is something we usually take for granted. However dizziness and loss of balance can make these everyday activities difficult or impossible. Join Thomas Eby, MD, to learn about different types of dizziness, what different doctors can do to help and especially what ENT doctors can do to test and treat people with dizziness.

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Jeffrey Carron

Childhood Hearing Loss

Date: Recorded February 11

Speaker: Jeffrey Carron, MD

When a child struggles to hear, it can affect speech and language development, the ability to learn, social and emotional growth, and school performance. Fortunately, there are many ways to help kids with hearing loss, whether it’s minor or a matter of great concern. In this seminar, pediatric ENT Jeffrey Carron, MD, will talk about available treatments to help kids learn, relate, and grow.

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