Mr. George W. Barber, Jr., generously endowed a lectureship, established in 1993, to attract experts in the field of otolaryngology to share their knowledge with the students and faculty of UAB. The annual George W. Barber, Jr. Lectureship in Otolaryngology is currently held in November.

Guest Speakers

Gregory W. Randolph, MD, FACS, FACE

Claire and John Bertucci Endowed Chair in Thyroid Surgical Oncology
Professor of Otolaryngology
Harvard Medical School 

"Communication and Complications in Thyroid Surgery 2019"

Dana Mara Thompson, MD, MS, FACS
Division Head, Division of Otolaryngology
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

"Inspiring Change from Within: What We Can Do to Address Bias for the Future in Health Care."

Yoon Woo Koh, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
Yonsei Head and Neck Cancer Center, Yonsei University

"Future of Robotic Head and Neck Surgery: What is Autonomous and Digital Surgery Future?"

Gerald S. Burke, MD
Chair, Department of Head & Neck Surgery
University of California - Los Angeles

"Micro Neuron Anatomy of the Larynx and Its Implications"

Jeffrey R. Marcus, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Division of Plastic Max & Oral Surgery, Department of Surgery
Duke University

"The State of the Art in Facial Reanimation"

Ricardo Carrau, MD
Professor of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Director of the Comprehensive Skull Base Surgery Program
C-Director of the Research and Education Laboratory ALT-VISION
The Ohio State University

"Principles of Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery and the Nasal Corridor"

Robert K. Jackler, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Stanford University 

"Lessons Learned in Three Decades of Skull Base Surgery"

Robert Lorenz, MD, MBA, FACS
Medical Director, Payment Reform, Risk & Contracting
Cleveland Clinic

"The Future of Payment for Surgery"

Alexander T. Hillel, MD
Instructor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

"Photoactivated Composite Biomaterial for Soft Tissue Restoration"

J. Regan Thomas, MD
Professor and Chairman
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Illinois

"Techniques for Facial Scar Revision Surgery"

James N. Palmer, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Division of Rhinology
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Pennsylvania

"Comprehensive Care of the Frontal Sinus"

Jeffrey N. Myers, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor and Director of Research
Deputy Chair for Academic Programs
Department of Head and Neck Surgery
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

"Tongue Cancer: Pathways of Progression and Intensification of Therapy"

Byron J. Bailey, MD, FACS
Chair Emeritus
Department of Otolaryngology
University of Texas Medical Branch

"Resident Work Hours - Past, Present and Future Issues"

Randall C. Paniello, MD, MS, MBA, FACS
Associate Professor
Department of Otolaryngology
Washington University School of Medicine

"Vocal Cord Paralysis: Current Concepts"

Steven M. Zeitels, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Department of Otology and Laryngology
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

"Laryngology - Minimally Invasive Surgery and the Human Voice"

Randall S. Weber, MD, FACS
Gabriel Tucker Professor and Vice Chair
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

"Management in Regional Metastasis in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer"

Ted A. Cook, MD
Director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Director of Fellowship Program in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Dermatology
Oregon Health Sciences University

"The Rhinoplasty Cookbook"

Ramon R. Esclamando, MD
Associate Professor, Vice Chairman
Department of Otolaryngology
Cleveland Clinic

"Management of Tongue Base Malignancies"

Jonas T. Johnson, MD, FACS
Professor, Department of Otolaryngology and Radiation Oncology
Vice Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology
Director of Otolaryngology Residency Training Program
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Eye & Ear Institute

"Neck Dissection - Update 1999"

Alan G. Kerr, MD, FRCS
Consultant Otolaryngologist
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Ireland

"Ireland: Land of Surgeons, Saints and Scholars; or the Role of Leprechauns in Meniere's Disease"

Gregory T. Wolf, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
University of Michigan

"Organ Preservation Strategies for Advanced Cancer of the Laryngopharynx: Current Status"

Robin T. Cotton, MD
Professor of Otolarnyngology and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Cincinatti College of Medicine
Children's Hospital Medical Center

"Airway Stenosis in Children"

William J. Richtsmeier, MD, PhD
Professor and Chief
Department of Surgery
Duke University Medical Center

"Early Detection of Recurrence after Non-Surgical Therapy of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma"