Hearing National Day

The second edition of the JNA (Hearing National Day) took place on May 2nd 2018, to promote the necessity of considering the hearing health in quebeckers care system. This year, the awareness campaign took place under the theme of tinnitus and hyperacousis, and one provincial day of free of charge hearing screening was organized. In this respect, the JNA received a support of size, in the person of Valérie Plante, mayoress of Montreal. ” In metropolises as ours, the hearing is called out all the time and at several hours a day, sometimes excessively. Because we want a city in health, my administration agreed gladly to join to the activity of the Hearing National Day by welcoming its truck for the first time in busy public places of the Montreal city center. We invite the population to take advantage of this activity of screening and to take care of its hearing health “, declared the mayoress of Montreal, Valérie Plante.

On picture (left to right) :  Sylvie Hébert, professor and researcher at School of Speech Pathology and Audiology of University of Montréal, Valérie Plante, mayoress of Montréal and G Savard, team JNA 2018.

Discussion about tinnitus within “Les années lumière” broadcast

Within the framework of the radio program “Les années lumière ” broadcasted on the waves of ICI Radio-Canada Première, discussion about tinnitus with Dre Sylvie Hébert, professor in the Department of orthophony and audiology of the University of Montreal.

Chronique “Question de science” avec Marie-Pier Élie / Émission Les années lumière avec Sophie-Andrée Blondin /Édition du 20 mai 2018 / ICI Radio-Canada Première




Scientific committee of JNA

Dre Sylvie Hébert PhD, is now a member of the scientific committee of the ” National Day of the Hearing” ( JNA) of Quebec.

This non-profit body aims at making recognize the importance of hearing and its influence on population global health. To offer the most relevant and exact information, it include a scientific committee grouping various participants in the health field.

For more information, visit their web site.

Conference to the “Salon FADOQ 2016”

The fifth edition of the “Salon FADOQ 50 years +” – Regions of Quebec and Chaudière-Appalaches will be held from September 30th till October 2nd 2016. The event, which will take place to the “Centre de foires de Québec” on “ExpoCité” site, will offer this year more than hundred and seventy-five kiosks, guests and leading speakers, several novelties and it, completely free of charge.

Among the invited speakers, let us note Sylvie Hébert’s presence, PhD., which will present on Friday ” The main causes of the hummings of ear and the various ways to limit them, avoid them “.

For more information about the event or know the complete programming, visit the official “Salon FADOQ” website.

Congrès international en audiologie et en orthophonie

This international conference, organized by the University of Montreal’s School of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, is part of the School’s 60th anniversary celebrations taking place in 2016 and 2017. This conference is the main event and will be held in Montreal on November 14 and 15th 2016. Communication and hearing are two of the multiple approached subjects.

During this event, Sylvie Hébert, PhD, will present two conferences centred on psychoacoustic assessment of tinnitus and clinical intervention with populations at risk for noise induced hearing loss and tinnitus.

For more details regarding the registration modalities, the program and the speakers, visit the official congress website.