Dr. Fayez Bahmad is Editor In Chief of the traditional The International Tinnitus Journal. He went through the ENT Residency Program at University of Brasilia Hospital (Otolaryngology) and received his PhD at University of Brasilia Medical School under the orientation of Professor Carlos A. Oliveira, MD, PhD. He was awarded the prestigious Schuknecht Prize at the International Otopathology Society Meeting held in Boston in 2003. He was a Fellow in Otology & Neurotology at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, and Fellow in Human Genetics at Seidman Laboratory, Department of Genetics, both at Harvard Medical School when he was engaged in projects under the mentorship of Professor Saumil N. Merchant MD, PhD, one of the foremost professors and researchers in otology and otopathology. Professor Oliveira is well known for establishing otopathology laboratory in his department, and for having one of the most successful researcher groups in Otology in Brazil and South America.