With technology constantly evolving in today’s world, the hearing aid industry is no exception. This session will identify the trends and how they will impact hearing healthcare in the future.
Course created on May 19, 2020
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Vice President of Audiology
Don Schum currently serves as Vice President of Audiology for Oticon, Inc. In that capacity, Don has the responsibility to create and implement new Audiological training material, oversee the Audiological training of all employees, develop dispenser support materials and tools, conduct clinical research, and participate in national and international conferences. Previous to his position at Oticon in Somerset, Don served as the Director of Audiology for the main Oticon office in Copenhagen Denmark. In addition, he served as the Director of the Hearing Aid Lab at the University of Iowa School of Medicine (1990-1995) and as an Assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina (1988-1990). During his professional career, Don has been an active researcher in the areas of Hearing Aids, Speech Understanding, and Aging. Don received his B.S. in Speech & Hearing Science from the University of Illinois, his MA in Audiology from the University of Iowa, and his PhD in Audiology from Louisiana State University.
Annette Mazevski, AuD, PhD, is the Manager of Technology Assessment and has been working within the dynamic Audiology, Education, and Research team at Oticon for the past 6 years. In her role, Dr. Mazevski works closely with many different departments within Oticon, both in the US as well as in Denmark. Her role includes facilitating greater understanding about Oticon products and feature sets, demonstrating and encouraging ease of use of verification techniques with Oticon products, unraveling difficult troubleshooting scenarios, and validating the development of new and emerging technologies as well as current products and technologies, among other skills. She has presented on and published in numerous areas, including mobile app development and usage, digital signal processing, cognition and working memory, and tinnitus, with foci in the aging and military populations, to consumers, end users, students, and professionals.
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