Dana Suskind

Dana Suskind is Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Chicago Director of the Pediatric Cochlear Implant Program, and Founder and Director of the Thirty Million Words® Initiative. This innovative initiative is an evidence-based intervention designed to ameliorate early language disparities in typically-developing children in disadvantaged families. Based on scientific research that shows that early language exposure is vital to a child’s brain development, Dr.