Qualifications and training
After completing specialty Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) training in Greece, she completed training in audiological medicine in the UK. During her training, she undertook a three-month funded fellowship in Professor Musiek’s department in the USA, where she was trained in the diagnosis and management of patients with auditory processing disorders. Her PhD degree is on auditory processing in patients with structural brain lesions.
She has been Director and Organiser of the Current Trends in Auditory Processing Disorders instructional courses since 2001, and Lecturer and Chairperson at the Dizziness Course held at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. She is past Secretary of the British Society of Audiology (BSA), and immediate past Chair of the Auditory Processing Disorders Special Interest Group of the same society.
She is adviser in Audiology to the JLO, Editor of the Neuro-otology Section of e-Brain, and in the Editorial Board of Folia Logopaedica and Phoniatrica and the Audiological Medicine journal.
Dr Bamiou has a keen interest in research. Research interests include:
- auditory processing disorders in the normal population and in the presence of other neurological conditions, auditory neuropathy
- vestibular rehabilitation
- balance in the elderly and psychiatric overlap with vestibular disorders