Building on our strong foundation, we continue to innovate in hearing health through research, education, global health, and pediatric care.
Howard P. House

Howard P. House founded the institute in 1946 as the Los Angeles Foundation of Otology, a private nonprofit hearing research and education facility with the goal of creating a world where “all may hear.”

From physical challenges like balance disorders to social challenges like reduced academic achievement, hearing loss can have a debilitating impact on all areas of life. World Health Organization estimates that by 2050, 1 in 10 people will have debilitating hearing loss. We are on a mission to change that.

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