March 16 @ 8:00 pm 10:00 pm EDT

Dr. Richard E. Carmen holds three academic degrees in mainstream science with a Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Spanning over half a century he has served the deaf, deaf-blind, hard of hearing, and underprivileged. He’s been an award-winning author with over 50 publications within and outside the hearing industry including feature articles, cover stories, chapters, books, and peer-reviewed scientific papers.

Dr. Carmen’s work has appeared in top medical periodicals such as the American Journal of Otology; in the long-running eminent magazine The Saturday Evening Post; and in op-ed pieces in industry publications and on CBS 60 Minutes. He has been a consultant to state and federal governments, participated in think-tank forums, and served on eight national boards as an editorial consultant and/or adviser including the acclaimed Better Hearing Institute. Before founding his publishing company in 1997, he authored books with Little, Brown & Company; Prentice-Hall; G.K. Hall; and Rodale Press. Through his publishing endeavors and research, he teamed up with over a hundred scholars worldwide with scientists from renowned U.S. institutions like Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Children’s Hospital, Mayo Clinic, NIH, and others.