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Audiologist of the Year 2017: Get to know the 7 country winners

AOTY 2017

Audiologist of the Year contest


Audiology Worldnews wants to introduce you the winners of the Audiologist of the Year 2017 contest.

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Yvonne Doyle takes home the 2017 Irish Audiologist of the Year award

AOTY 2017

Yvonne Doyle Hidden Hearing

“Yvonne Doyle radiates warmth, empathy, genuineness and always shows a positive regard for me as a patient, no matter my moans.”

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Robert Beiny is UK's Audiologist of the Year 2017

AOTY 2017

Robert Beiny Hearing Hearltcare Practice Harpenden

Robert Beiny, Audiologist at the Hearing Healthcare Practice in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, has been announced as the 2017 United Kingdom Audiologist of the Year.

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Summer camp for hearing-impaired teens and audiology students

UT Dallas

CHAT camp Texas
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Recently, a camp was organized in Denton County, Texas for teenagers with hearing loss and for their parents, who were able to share information and their experiences with one another.

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OTC: earbuds marketed as audio enhancing alternatives

OTC

OTC Doppler Lab
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CBS news recently ran an article on the tech start-up viewpoint concerning the new United States legislation on over-the-counter hearing devices.

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Oticon Hearing Foundation expands support to hearing care professional volunteers assisting hurricane victims

Hurricane Irma

Oticon hurricane Irma

As more communities experience unprecedented loss and devastation from the recent hurricanes, the Oticon Hearing Foundation has announced expanded relief efforts for the many adults and children with hearing loss who are affected.

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9th Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology

Call for applications

Judith Gravel fellowship
Judith Gravel

The Hear the World Foundation calls for applications for the ninth annual Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology.

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Hearing specialists warn of dangers of new hearing aid bill

OTC

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Hearing loss specialists across the United States are examining the changes that the new OTC bill will bring not only to their businesses, but also to their patients, reports Sentinel and Enterprise News, a daily newspaper published in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

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New CDC report finds gaps in newborn hearing screening despite improvements

NHS

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The late August edition of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" has indicated that some newborns in the United States are still not being screened for hearing loss or congenital heart disease, reports WebMD.

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Ida Institute celebrates 10 years of person-centered care

Anniversary

10 years Ida Institute
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On September 1, the Ida Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since 2007, the Denmark-based non-profit has worked with hearing care professionals worldwide to enhance the quality of hearing care, specializing in the development of methods and counseling tools based on person-centered care.

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