Dr. Ágnes Szirmai is an associate professor at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery of Semmelweis University in Budapest. Her specialties are otorhinolaryngology, neurology, audiology, and neurootology. She has been the chief of the neurootological outpatient department of the University since 1989. She has been teaching medical students in Hungarian language since 1983 and in English since 1989. Dr. Szirmai holds postgradual courses for otorhinolaryngologist, neurologists, audiologists, and family doctors. She has wide range of publications about vertigo and vestibular system disorders (53 articles, 62 abstracts, 2 books, 18 book-chapters). Dr. Szirmai is a member of several Hungarian and International Scientific Societies (Hungarian Society of Otorhinolaryngologists, Hungarian Stroke Society, Hungarian Headache Society, Neurootological and Equilibriometric Society, which has its seat in Bad Kissingen, Germany and Barany Society (Uppsala, Sweden). She has been the president of the Otoneurological Section of Hungarian Society of Otorhinolaryngologists since 2008.