Konstantina Stankovic is associate professor of otology and laryngology at HMS and Massachusetts Eye and Ear (MEE). She graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (BS degrees in physics and biology, PhD degree in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology) and Harvard (MD degree). She completed an internship in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, residency in otolaryngology and clinical fellowship in neurotology – skull base surgery at HMS and MEE, and postdoctoral research fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital. She joined the staff at MEE in 2008. Dr. Stankovic’s basic research and surgical practice are focused on sensorineural hearing loss. Her approach is interdisciplinary, combining tools of systems neuroscience with optics, ultra-low-power electronics, molecular biology and genomics to improve diagnostics and therapeutics for deafness. Her recent awards include Thomas McMahon Mentoring Award from Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Benjamins Prize from the Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amictiae Sacrum and Honorary Howard House, MD Lectureship for Advances in Otology, American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. She is a fellow of the American Neurotology Society, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and past president of the American Auditory Society.