At Oticon, we take a multi-facetted approach to creating solutions for patients with hearing loss. Not only do we have a traditional research and development arm in the company, we also have an extremely unique research institute, Eriksholm, that helps fuel the imagination of what could be the solutions of the future.
This course is part of the 2021 Industry Innovations Summit on AudiologyOnline.
Course created on March 2, 2021
- After this course learners will be able to describe the unique role of Eriksholm in the industry.
- After this course learners will be able to discuss insights as to how a new platform and product come to be, using Oticon More as an example.
- After this course learners will be able to explain the unique manner in which Oticon tests the effects of amplification.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction to speaker & company|
|5-20 Minutes||The scope of R&D in the modern world of hearing aid technology|
|20-35 Minutes||The role of Eriksholm|
|35-45 Minutes||The development of More|
|45-55 Minutes||New testing methods|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary/Final Thoughts|
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.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon in partnership with AudiologyOnline.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Oticon products and services and will not include info on other products or services.
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