Professor Peter Friedland, (MBBCh, MMed, FCS(SA), FRACS) (Director). Professor Friedland is an Ear Nose & Throat surgeon with an interest in hearing loss, cochlear implants and chronic ear disease and its surgical rehabilitation. He teaches at the University of Western Australia and Notre Dame University and engages in medical research as a part of a multidisciplinary team at Sir Charles Gardner Hospital in otology and head and neck cancer. He has been involved in several charitable outreach programs in Africa and regularly works in ear clinics in Aboriginal communities in Australia. Professor Friedland’s role involves visiting Bhutan to teach local specialists modern appropriate surgical techniques involved in hearing rehabilitation and bone conduction implants for profoundly-deaf young children.