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The robust AudiologyOnline course library is developed and overseen by an experienced team of audiologists and industry professionals.

Carolyn Smaka, AuD, CCC-A/SLP

Carolyn Smaka



Joanne Slater, AuD

Joanne Slater


Director, CEU Administration

Nancy Adamson, MA, CCC-A, CE Administrator/Associate Editor

Nancy Adamson


CE Administrator/Associate Editor

Gus Mueller, PhD

Gus Mueller


Contributing Editor

Anna L. Smith, MS, CCC-A, CNIM

Anna Smith


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Melissa Freund

Melissa Freund


Continuing Education Manager

Christy Huynh

Christy Huynh


Managing Editor

Caitlin Grefe, Instructional Technology Specialist

Caitlin Grefe

Instructional Technology Specialist

Kimberly Rojas, CLSSBB, CMP, CLP, Instructional Technology Coordinator

Kimberly Rojas


Instructional Technology Coordinator

Featured Presenters

AudiologyOnline instructors and guest editors are skilled clinicians and industry leaders whose courses consistently receive top ratings from our members.

Presenter: Brian J. Fligor ScD, PASC

Brian Fligor, PhD, PASC, is a board-certified pediatric audiologist and owner and staff audiologist of Tobias & Battite, Inc., Hearing Wellness of New England (Boston, MA). Additionally, he is longtime Chief Audiology Officer at Lantos Technologies, Wilmington, MA. Prior to joining Lantos, Dr. Fligor was Director of Diagnostic Audiology at Boston Children's Hospital and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.  He is adjunct faculty at Salus University, a consultant member of the Children's Oncology Group, chair of the World Health Organization Make Listening Safe Taskforce on manufacturing standards of headphones, and founder and past-chair of the Music-Induced Hearing Disorders Taskforce for the National Hearing Conservation Association. Dr. Fligor's publications on hearing loss risk from music received considerable popular media attention, including being spoofed on the David Letterman Show in 2005. His publications on ototoxicity were incorporated into the JCIH Position Statement (2007) and helped shape a consensus international chemotherapy ototoxicity grading scale. He holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and doctorate in Audiology from Boston University.

Presenter: Devin L. McCaslin PhD

Devin McCaslin is the Director of the Vestibular and Balance Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota. He has authored and coauthored publications that cover the areas of tinnitus, dizziness, auditory function, and outcome measures development. He is also the author of the textbook VNG/ENG (Plural).  Dr. McCaslin’s major academic, clinical and research interests relate to clinical electrophysiology, tinnitus, and vestibular assessment and management.  He is currently a co-principal investigator on a National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders funded grant investigating the high frequency aspects of vestibular function. Dr. McCaslin has served on the American Balance Society Board of Directors, American Academy of Audiology Board of Directors, and is the past president of the American Balance Society. He currently serves as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, sits on the American Auditory Society Board of Directors.

Presenter: Gail Whitelaw PhD

Gail M. Whitelaw, Ph.D. is the director of the Ohio State University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic and a clinical associate professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at Ohio State. The clinic has performed school contracting in Central Ohio for decades and provides educational audiology services both for students and as a component of clinical education for AuD students. Dr. Whitelaw is a frequent presenter on a national level related to topics in pediatric and educational audiology and teaches coursework in pediatric and educational audiology at Ohio State. She is a past President of the Ohio Academy of Audiology, a past President of the American Academy of Audiology, and Chair of the Board of Governors of the American Board of Audiology. Dr. Whitelaw holds Board Certification in Pediatric Audiology from the ABA.

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