Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation has named Lauren Reale, AuD, CCC-A, as clinical-pediatric audiologist. An inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation hospital based in Pomona, NJ, Bacharach also has 17 physical therapy centers in four counties, two hearing centers, and a sleep disorders center.
In her new position, Reale will be responsible for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating newborn through geriatric patients with hearing loss and tinnitus, according to Bacharach Institute. She will also work with school districts to monitor performance of students’ hearing aids and personal frequency modulation systems.
Bacharach Institute reports that Reale brings extensive experience to her new role. Most recently, she served for five years as a clinical audiologist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Philadelphia. Prior to that, she helped to develop a new audiology department in a busy ENT practice. She also worked as an audiology clinical supervisor at Bloomsburg University for two years.
Reale earned her doctor of audiology, master of science in audiology, and bachelor of science in speech pathology and audiology degrees from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. She holds a certificate of clinical competency in audiology from the American-Speech-Hearing-Language Association (ASHA), and is a fellow member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA).
Source: Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation