1101 S. Arlington Ridge Rd. #117, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 202-997-4045 Email: email@example.com
Gallaudet University, Washington, DC
Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) (May 2005)
Honors: President’s Honor Roll (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Thesis: “Effectiveness of Infant Hearing Screening Methods: A Comparison of Two Virginia Hospitals”
Clinic: Diagnostic Graduate Clinician
Provided aural rehabilitation to undergraduates with hearing loss (Aug. 2001-May 2003)
Undergraduate Instructor: “Communication, Culture, and Consumerism” (Spring 2003)
Associations: National Association of Future Doctors of Audiology, American Academy of Audiology,
Academy of Dispensing Audiologists, Golden Key Honor Society, Gallaudet Graduate Student
The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Magna cum laude (May 2001)
Activities: President and founder of Signing Gators, Golden Key Honor Society, National Honor Society,
Tanin accapella musical performance group; National Student Speech Language and Hearing
Association; American Academy of Audiology
Honors: Liberal Arts Hall of Fame, President’s Honor Roll, Florida Academic Scholar, Dean’s List,
National Dean’s List, Anderson Scholar Achievement Award, McGlaughlin Scholar, Florida Bright
Listen Hear Audiology, Arlington, VA Jan. 2006 – Present
Owner and sole practitioner. Among the services offered include; providing cochlear implant habilitation, aural habilitation, assistive listening device information, parent-infant training, and consultation to clients in their home/natural environment. Services provided to clients of all age ranges including newborns and geriatrics based on client’s preferred methodology. The methodologies utilized include Auditory Oral/Aural, Total
Communication, and American Sign Language.
Camelot Elementary School, Annandale, VA Jan. 2005 – Present
Primary audiologist for Bright Beginnings for Babies (BBB) program and Camelot Preschool program providing individualized and group audiological rehabilitation and educational support to school-aged deaf and hard of hearing children and children in the early intervention program. Responsibilities include; maintaining hearing aids, cochlear implants and FM system equipment, conducting Real Ear Measurements, and providing input and feedback to parents, teachers, and clinical professionals during Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings.
Ear, Nose, and Throat Medical Group, Washington, DC May 2004- Dec. 2004
Responsibilities encompassed; providing complete audiological assessments on adults including VNG, ENG, ABR, ECochG, and OAEs; performing hearing aid evaluations, and fittings using NOAH; and assisting walk-in patients with audiologic concerns, earmold impressions, and troubleshooting of hearing aids.
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC Sept. 2003- Dec. 2003
Gained experience and proficiency in performing complete audiological assessments on children up to the age of eighteen. Tasks included; administering TEOAEs for universal newborn hearing screening programs; providing hearing aid evaluations, fittings using NOAH, and Real Ear Measurements; screening three and four year olds for hearing loss in DC public schools; and providing cochlear implant candidacy evaluations, activations, and initial and follow-up mappings primarily with Cochlear Corporation’s implants.
Professional Hearing Services, Falls Church and Springfield, VA June 2003- July 2003
Gained experience and proficiency in performing audiological assessments on adults and children. Responsibilities entailed; conducting tests using VNG, ENG, rotary chair, ABR, ECochG, and OAEs; providing hearing aid evaluations and fittings using NOAH, primarily with Widex and GN Resound; counseling patients on the benefits and usage of amplification; and assisting walk-in patients with audiologic concerns, earmold impressions, and troubleshooting hearing aids.
Herbert Marcus Elementary School, Dallas, TX Jan. 2000- May 2001 Deaf Education Teacher
Taught, alongside a team of professionals, a structured curriculum for kindergarten/first graders and fifth/sixth graders in classes that consisted of both deaf and hearing students. Teaching functions included; interpreting ASL for students in art, music, and physical education classes; and providing input and feedback in IEP meetings.
Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health Professions, Audiology License Summer 2005-Present
American Speech Language and Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence May 2005- Present
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND PARTICIPATION
American Speech Language and Hearing Association (since 2005) Alexander Graham Bell Association (since 2005) Educational Audiology Association (since 2007)
Bilingual (English and American Sign Language)
Training in Cued Speech