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Media Room

Media Room CollageThe Hearing Center of Excellence, or HCE, Media Room offers videos, simulations and apps, and Real Patient stories. These HCE resources can help you learn about the importance of using hearing protection to prevent noise-induced hearing loss and to preserve your hearing health.

Quick Fact


The cochlea is known as the “organ of hearing.” It’s shaped like a snail’s shell and has small hair cells called cilia that are bathed in fluid.

About Us

The Hearing Center of Excellence fosters and promotes the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, rehabilitation and research of hearing loss and auditory injury. It supports the development, exchange and adoption of best practices, research, measures of effectiveness and clinical care guidelines to reduce the prevalence and cost of hearing loss and tinnitus among Warriors and Veterans. Read more

Hearing Health Challenge For Change

Take the challenge, pledge your commitment, and share your story in the prevention of hearing loss in America today.

The Hearing Center of Excellence is committed to promoting Hearing Loss Programs and Hearing Loss Prevention Initiatives across the DoD. Take the pledge to implement the Comprehensive Hearing Health Program (CHHP) at your local clinic and share with us how it's going for you!

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