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Ruth Litovsky, PhD, professor of communication sciences and disorders with a joint appointment in the Department of Surgery’s otolaryngology division, was named a 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar. Dr. Litovsky is widely recognized for her expertise on auditory perception, or how the brain processes sound to enable people to hear and communicate in noisy environments. The Fulbright Scholar Program will allow her to work with colleagues in the Bionics Institute in Melbourne, Australia, to learn how brain tissue of deaf individuals responds to sound.

Read more in this UW L&S press release about Dr. Litovsky’s award. Copyright © 2016 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System