Tag: AAA

Virginia Ramachandran Appointed Oticon Head of Audiology

Oticon, Inc announced that Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD has been promoted to Head of Audiology. In her new position, Ramachandran will be responsible for leading Oticon’s US audiological vision and strategic direction, supporting Oticon’s continued leadership in audiology and technology. She will report directly to Oticon President Gary Rosenblum.

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COVID-19 and the Hearing Care Professional: What We Know So Far

It is still too early in the pandemic to make definitive statements about the full impact of the COVID-19 virus on the auditory/vestibular and central auditory systems. Author Bob DiSogra, AuD, advises that hearing care professionals should revise their Case History forms and consider adding tests for auditory processing disorders and a cognitive screening in order to make the appropriate referral(s) for patients. Counseling will continue to be a major part of the patient’s experience with hearing care clinicians.

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AAA 2021 Virtual Convention Starts on Wednesday, April 14!

The American Academy of Audiology’s 2021 Convention will take place virtually this year from April 14-16, with registration open now. This year’s convention will feature the same exceptional presentations and events that all AAA Conventions are known for, including learning sessions and many opportunities to interact with colleagues, industry representatives, audiology students and other hearing healthcare professionals.

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Patrick Gallagher Named New Director of AAA

The American Academy of Audiology has named Patrick Gallagher, MBA, as its new executive director effective March 15, 2021. Gallagher replaces executive director Tanya Tolpegin, MBA, CAE, who announced her intention to step down after serving AAA for 6 years.

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