Have you Been to NAMM? Know the risk of loud noise exposure

Yes I know it has been a few weeks since my last blog post.  I’ve been busy doing audiology stuff so no worries. Each year in January musicians, business owners, and others flock to Anaheim, California for the annual NAMM Show (National Association of Music Merchants).  It is a four-day trade show that encompasses all things… […]

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I’m Definitely Thankful for Hearing!

November–the month of giving thanks.  My post this week is early because next Thursday I will be celebrating, like the rest of America, Thanksgiving!  Families will gather around tables to converse, spend time together and eat.  Some may take naps, watch football, or play games.  Lots of turkey will be eaten and plenty of beverages… […]

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I Want to Be Just Like You, An Audiologist!

When I ask a small child what they want to be when they grow up, I never hear “An Audiologist”.  Instead I hear fireman, nurse, teacher, doctor, princess, spaceman and other creative ideas.  I’m happy to say though, that recently when I asked my 9-year-old sister, Kathleen, she replied, “I want to be just like… […]

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My passion and the future of audiology?!?

A few months ago, I had the privilege of being interviewed by Sami from Rock It Out! Blog It was chance to talk about all my audiology passions including music, the future, earphones, and also telecoil.  For all of you that have not seen it yet, I hope you enjoy the interview!  Marie’s interview Rock It Out!… […]

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There’s no time to wait on the hearing aid process… otherwise it may become haunting!

Happy Halloween!!  I was going to get a great picture of a great audiology costume but I’m sad to report there weren’t many ideas or great costume ideas so this is what I had to settle for to wish you all a very Happy Halloween! Lately I have been having a lot of questions from… […]

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Plenty of Matchmakers for Audiologists!

My profession and job have given me the ability to have many “adoptive grandparents”. Like all grandparents my patients want what is best for me.  A majority of my patients have been married for many years, some of them close to 70!  Because of their years of being happily married, they are more than willing… […]

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My “Why” into Audiology

My sister, Diana, when she was a director with Mary Kay she would always talk about her “why”.  Why is she doing something, why did she choose something, what is her larger purpose?  As I started reflecting on my career and my path, I found I had a why too.  Does the “why” change?  I… […]

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Continue Hearing Your Favorite Band

Because October is Protect your Hearing Month I cannot go without talking about one of the pivotal moments of my life!  During one of my Audiology classes Gail Whitelaw, PhD, mentioned her friend, Michael Santucci, AuD, and at that moment I knew I was moving to Chicago.  Why do you ask?  Well, Michael has a… […]

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