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Nahla Gomaa

Country of origin: Egypt Currently in: Canada, Edmonton General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


2018 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2023 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Inner ear pathology, hearing and balance disorders, auto-immune inner ear diseases

Publications resulting from Research: 

-Jimoh Z, Marouf A, Zenke J, Leung AWS, and Gomaa N.A.: Functional Brain Regions Linked to
Tinnitus Pathology and Compensation During Task Performance: A Systematic Review. Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, 2022: 1-15 PMID: 37522290

-Zenke J., Samiha Rahman S., Qi Guo Q., Leung A. W. S., Gomaa N (2021): Central Processing in Tinnitus: fMRI Study Outlining Patterns of Activation Using an Auditory Discrimination Task in Normal Versus Tinnitus Patients. Otol & Neurotol. Vol. 42, No. 8: e1170-1180. DOI: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000003194

-Gomaa N.; Jimoh Z, Campbell S, Zenke J., Szczepek A (2021): Biomarkers for Inner
Ear Disorders: A Scoping Review on the Role of Biomarkers in Hearing and Balance Disorders. Diagnostics, 11, 42: 11-42.

-Davila-Cervantes A., Foulds J.L., Gomaa N., Rashid M. (2020): Experiences of Faculty
Members Giving Corrective Feedback to Medical Trainees in a Clinical Setting. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions. [JCEHP]: 41 (1): 24-30. . DOI: 10.1097/CEH.0000000000000322

-Openo J., Laverty C., Kolomitro K., Borin P., Goff L, Stranach M., & Gomaa N. (2017).
Bridging the divide: Leveraging the scholarship of teaching and learning for quality enhancement. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 8, (2) 6.

-Wong P, Xu C, Gomaa N, Ho A (2013): Bilateral Spontaneous Hemotympanum Secondary to
Chemotherapy-Induced Thrombocytopenia: Clinical Medicine Insights for Ear, Nose and Throat: 6, 17-20

-Kurien G, Greefe K, Gomaa N, Ho A (2013): Mastoidectomy and Mastoid Obliteration with
Autologous Bone Graft: A Quality-of-Life Study. Journal of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surg. 42: 49.

-Zhang M, Ho A, Gomaa N (2013): Presbycusis: A Critical Issue in Our Community.
International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery: 2, 111-120.

-Szudek J, Ostevik A, Dziegielewski P, MD, Robinson-Anagor J, Gomaa N.A. Hodgetts B, and
Ho A (2012): Can U-Hear Me Now? Validation of an iPod-Based Hearing Loss Screening Test. Journal of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery; 41 Suppl 1: S78-84.

-Dabbous A.O., Soliman B.A. Gomaa N.A.: Contralateral Suppression of Transient Otoacoustic
Emissions in the Study of Tinnitus Generation (2005): Medical Journal of Cairo University; 72 (4), Suppl III: 21-31.

Gomaa N.A., Rubinstein J.T., Lowder M.W., Tyler R.S., Gantz B.J. (2003): Residual Speech
Perception and Cochlear Implant Performance in Post-lingually Deafened Adults. Ear & Hearing; 24 (6): 539-544.

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching:Associate Clinical Professor, Division of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery [ORL-HNS], Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Canada. Director of Quality Improvement: ORL- HNS, University of Alberta, Canada. Director of Undergraduate Medical Education: ORL-HNS, Surgical Education, University of Alberta, Canada. Administrative: Member Faculty Development Committee, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada. Elected representative on the Clinical Faculty Promotions Committee. Member of the Alberta Medical Association. Awards & Recognition Committee Member of the Department of Surgery Diversity committee for strategic planning

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