Rola Farah, PhD

Dr. Rola Farah, PhD, completed her PhD in Audiology and pediatric neuroimaging at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio and a post-doc position at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Cincinnati as a Fulbright scholar. She received her undergraduate and Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Tel Aviv University in Israel.

Dr. Farah’s professional career include a wide array of clinical positions and academic activities including managing the Audiology division in the ENT department of the French Hospital and in the Sonic Center Medical Center in Nazareth, Israel. She has served as a mentor of undergraduate students in various clinical sittings, participated and presented in various international conferences and published several peer-reviewed papers and book chapters.

Dr. Farah has a wide range of research interests including electrophysiology, neuroscience, neuroimaging and the genetics of auditory, language and learning disorders.  Her current research at the ENIG focuses on the study of auditory processing disorders and listening difficulties underlying language and learning disorders using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and electrophysiological measures in children.