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Symphonix Devices, Inc. Receives FDA Panel's Approval Recommendation for the Vibrant® Soundbridge™

August 9, 2000

The Ear, Nose, and Throat Medical Devices Advisory Panel of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unanimously recommended that the Vibrant® Soundbridge™ be approved for use in the United St...   Read More


ADA Supports AFA with Generous Grant

August 7, 2000

The Audiology Foundation of America (AFA) received a $15,000 grant from the Academy of Dispensing Audiologists in June, 2000 to support the AFA's mission to promote the Au.D. Currently the AFA is work...   Read More


OtiKids.com Site Named Best Health Website by the International Web Page Awards

August 1, 2000

Oticon, one of the leading manufacturers of hearing instruments in the world, has just been honored with the prestigious ''International Web Page Award'' for it's OtiKids.com site. OtiKids.com, a supp...   Read More


Micro-Tech Introduces Titanium BTE

July 28, 2000

Micro-Tech's Titanium BTE with Nx2 is a miniature BTE that boasts a unique cylindrical titanium case. Unsurpassed in durability, the Titanium BTE is virtually indestructible. The titanium case also af...   Read More


AAA Foundation Offers Support to Au.D. Students

July 26, 2000

The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Foundation has recently announced the establishment of their Enable and Assist program which will create a financial endowment to help working audiologists purs...   Read More


Widex Offers Audiology Scholarship to New Zealand Student

July 25, 2000

The Widex Audiology Scholarship was founded last year in New Zealand to offer a helping hand in a direct financial way to audiology students in New Zealand. This year's recipient - Joanna Everett -att...   Read More


Symphonix Devices, Inc. Notified of FDA Advisory Panel Date for Vibrant® Soundbridge™

July 20, 2000

Company Also Successfully Completes FDA Quality System Regulation Audit Symphonix Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMPX) has been notified that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Ear, Nose, and Throa...   Read More


Au.D. Gets Position at Major University

July 17, 2000

Just two months after receiving her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from the University of Florida, Dr. Joilyn Bush, a NAFDA Alumni member, has been selected from a pool of candidates to head the A...   Read More


Texas Audiologists Form Texas Academy of Audiology

July 14, 2000

Texas Academy of Audiology charter members gather for a historic picture. From right, Matt Lyon, Finance Administrator, Deb Carlson, Chairman, Bill Beck, Educational Coordinator, Janet Krueger, Secret...   Read More


Au.D. Growing Faster Than Expected

July 12, 2000

The National Association of Future Doctors of Audiology (NAFDA) recently completed a study on the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) programs in the U.S. The study determined the number of students currently...   Read More


Sonic Innovations Natura Digital Hearing Aid Wins Medical Design Excellence Award

July 10, 2000

Medical Design Excellence Award recognizes product innovation, design, and engineering excellence Sonic Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNCI), the newest leader in highly customized digital hearing solutio...   Read More


NAFDA 2000 Hits Washington, D.C. in August!

July 7, 2000

The inaugural national annual convention of the National Association of Future Doctors of Audiology, , will be held in the nation's capitol, Washington, D.C., August 3-6, 2000. All NAFDA members, incl...   Read More


Symphonix Devices, Inc. Appoints New Chairman and New Member to Its Board of Directors

June 30, 2000

Symphonix Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMPX) recently announced two changes to its governing board at the company's annual meeting. President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kirk Davis has been appointed...   Read More


Siemens Introduces New Generation of ''Smart'' Hearing Aids

June 28, 2000

Siemens Introduces Signia™, the first of a new generation of digital hearing aids that process sound using artificial intelligence. Available in CIC, ITC, and BTE models, Signia is the world's f...   Read More


Ultratec Wins International Research Park Honor

June 26, 2000

The University Research Park's largest tenant, Ultratec, received the Company of the Year award from an international organization representing more than 230 university-affiliated parks. Ultratec rece...   Read More


Nucleus 24 Contour Wins Design Award!

June 22, 2000

Cochlear has won the Australian Design Award™ of the Year for a new implant technology design that has been developed for use in their latest Nucleus cochlear implant system - the Nucleus 24 Con...   Read More


AFA Appoints New Directors

June 20, 2000

Pictured from left to right are: Rich Burba, MBA, Linda Remensnyder, and Micheal Hartman, Au.D. Three new directors have been appointed to serve on the Audiology Foundation of America's (AFA) Board of...   Read More


The American Academy of Audiology Embraces Plans for Continued Growth, New Staff Leadership

June 19, 2000

With membership surpassing 7,000 and Convention 2000 proving to be the most successful show to date, the American Academy of Audiology is thriving. With these and other achievements in mind, President...   Read More


Frye Announces It's Latest Software Release, Plus Other Product News!

June 15, 2000

This version contains the improvement in attack and release measurements in the ANSI '96 test sequence, and it provides a fix for a couple of fairly obscure problems that occurred in making real ear m...   Read More


HIMSA Announces New Managing Director

June 14, 2000

Mr. Niels Munksgaard accepts the position as Managing Director of HIMSA A/S. HIMSA is pleased to announce that Mr. Scott Peterson has accepted the position as Director of HIMSA Inc., effective April 7...   Read More


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