Janine M. Amos, D.O.
Dr. Amos is joining the medical staff at Arkansas Children’s Northwest. She received her undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from the Marquette University, then attended medical school at Midwestern University CCOM. She completed her residency training in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at McLaren Healthcare/Michigan State University and went on to complete a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was an attending pediatric otolaryngologist at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, Washington. She is board certified in otolaryngology, and her primary clinical and academic interests include general pediatric ear nose and throat problems, obstructive sleep apnea, and pediatric airway.
Samantha Kleindienst Robler, Au.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Robler is a clinical and research audiologist who has recently joined the department as an assistant professor and associate director of the new UAMS Center for Hearing Health Equity. As a national expert in telehealth, Robler is known for developing innovative solutions to expand access to hearing healthcare. She focuses on new and expanded applications of telehealth technology as well as improving hearing healthcare delivery through policy change. She brings over a decade of clinical and research experience in rural Alaska and continues to serve in Alaska part-time through a population health position at the Norton Sound Health Corporation in Nome, Alaska.
Robler earned her bachelor of arts degree in communication science disorders and her American Sign Language certificate from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. She earned her doctorate in audiology in 2009 and her doctorate in philosophy in August 2014 from Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. Her dissertation was on asynchronous telemedicine applications in the management of otitis media in the Alaska Native population. She completed post-doctoral fellowships at Mayo Clinic Arizona in the Aerospace Medical and Vestibular Lab and Mayo Clinic Florida in the Department of Audiology.
Robler began collaborating with Susan Emmett, M.D., in 2016 on an innovative telehealth solution to improve follow-up care after school hearing screening in rural Alaska. They were awarded Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute funding for their work and have been working together to address childhood hearing loss ever since.
Robert A. Saadi, M.D.
Dr. Saadi is joining our department as an assistent professor after just completing his fellowship in otology at UAMS. He received his undergraduate education from the University of Pittsburgh where he achieved a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. Dr. Saadi completed medical school at Penn State University College of Medicine and an Otolaryngology residency at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He received the HMC Department of Surgery Award for Excellence in Surgery and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Saadi was awarded the Head and Neck Society and Endocrine Surgery Section Eisai Research Grant from Centralized Otolaryngology Research Efforts. He has also authored numerous book chapters and publications in the field and has presented at national and international meetings. He is board-certified in otolaryngology, and his academic and educational interests include hearing loss, cochlear implantation, bone anchored hearing aids(BAHA), eardrum reconstruction and chronic ear infections.