This four-course series highlights the next generation of audiology innovators and their pioneering approaches to meeting unmet audiologic needs in their communities and beyond. This peer-to-peer educational series highlights researchers, clinicians, and business owners and their pioneering ideas, care delivery models, and technologies which provide desperately needed niche services and audiologic care.
Course created on June 23, 2023
- After this course, participants will be able to list concrete steps of what needs to be done when planning a successful mobile/concierge practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 different settings where interventional audiology services can be implemented.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least two aspects of a traditional hearing conservation program.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the steps needed to launch a telehealth service in their clinic.
|0-60 Minutes||Concierge Mobile Audiology: Creating and Sustaining a Successful and Rewarding Practice|
|60-120 Minutes||Promoting Interventional Audiology in Multidisciplinary Practice|
|120-180 Minutes||Telehealth and Modern Hearing Conservation|
|180-240 Minutes||Telehealth & Tinnitus: A Sound Connection|
Rachel Magann Faivre
Dr. Magann Faivre owns and operates her private mobile audiology clinic, ASH Audiology, in Oklahoma. She currently serves on The Audiology Project’s Board as Director-at-Large and on Northern Illinois University’s Advisory Board and is a past board member and treasurer of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA). She is a longstanding fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and ADA.
Lori Zitelli joined UPMC as an audiologist in 2012. She became Managing Audiologist in 2021. She received her clinical doctorate in Audiology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is a part-time lab instructor at the University of Pittsburgh and teaches a Clinical Procedures Lab for first year AuD students. Her special interests include amplification, tinnitus/decreased sound tolerance evaluation and treatment, clinical education, clinical research, and interventional audiology. She is an active fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.
Dr. Heather Malyuk, owner of Soundcheck Audiology, is a musician and audiologist who hails from Northeast Ohio, but is known internationally as an expert clinician and public speaker in the field of music audiology. Heather grew up in a musical family and since the age of 2 has been singing, playing piano, violin and fiddle, and guitar. In her early teens, she began teaching
music, touring, and recording. She received an undergraduate degree in Music History and Literature from the University of Akron and continued on to earn her Doctor of Audiology (AuD) degree from Kent State University. From 2013-2017, Heather was the clinical director at Sensaphonics Hearing Conservation in Chicago, Illinois. In 2020, she co-authored the clinical consensus document for Audiological Services for Music Industry Personnel through the American Academy of Audiology, she is on the Leadership Advisory Team for the National Hearing Conservation Association, and is a co-chair of the College Music Society’s Committee on Musicians’ Health. She is passionate about new delivery models for audiologic care and is the Head of Audiology for Tuned, a groundbreaking teleaudiology platform. In addition to her clinical and educational work, Heather developed and manages the first-ever hearing wellness video curriculum for the music industry, is a sought-after consultant, and is active in research with various teams across the country.
Dr. Ben Thompson is an audiologist and tinnitus expert. He completed his residency at University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and is a past board member of the California Academy of Audiology. Dr. Thompson founded Treble Health in 2020.
Treble Health provides industry-leading telehealth services for hearing aids and tinnitus treatment. Treble’s team of expert Audiologists help you choose hearing aids that are the best match, so you can hear to the best of your potential. The company’s mission is to help you hear well, stay healthy longer, and live a full life with family and friends.
Dr. Thompson hosts a popular YouTube channel that focuses on tinnitus management and hearing health. His videos have gained millions of views. The channel provides independent reviews of hearing aid technology. Dr. Thompson makes YouTube review videos of tinnitus products, OTC hearing aids, and traditional hearing aids. Visit the Treble Health YouTube channel to learn more about today’s newest technology for tinnitus and hearing loss.
Financial: Lori Zitelli receives a salary from UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, Cranberry Hearing & Balance, & Treble Health, Inc. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Lori Zitelli is a trustee of the AAA Foundation; a member/volunteer of AAA and ASHA.
Financial: Heather Malyuk is the owner and director of Soundcheck Audiology. She received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Heather Malyuk has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Financial: Ben Thompson is the CEO of Treble Health. He received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Ben Thompson has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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