The Mailman Center's Dr. Robert Fifer Reappointed to the Florida Department of Health Early Hearing Detection Intervention (EHDI) Advisory Committee

January 8, 2021

Robert Fifer, PhD., Director of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology at the Mailman Center for Child Development, was reappointed as the center's Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program representative. The purpose of this committee is to provide advice to Florida's Newborn Screening Hearing Program on potential mechanisms to achieve project goals, strategies, and objectives. Dr. Fifer was originally appointed in 2016 and will continue to serve until December 31, 2024. His commitment to early hearing detection and intervention on state and national levels is noteworthy. We congratulate Dr. Fifer on this accomplishment and thank him for his contribution to newborn screening.