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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Audiology and OSHA

Specialty Focus:

Audiologist, Hearing, Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, Air Bag Deployment Hearing Injury, Hearing Aids, Hearing Aid Fitting Techniques, Hearing Handicap, Tinnitus Handicap, Implantable Hearing Devices, CAOHC Certified Occupational Hearing Loss, Audiometric Assessment, Audiology Malpractice.

Education:

Master of Business Administration, University of Phoenix, AZ - 2006; Post-Doctoral Study - Audiology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL - 1984; Doctor of Education - Audiology, University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO - 1975; Master of Arts - Audiology, University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO - 1973

Years in Practice:

46

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

4

Additional Information

45 years of clinical practice in audiology, hearing industry consultant, trainer, professor, conference speaker, practice manager and author. 45 years teaching courses and training clinicians within the field of audiology with specific emphasis in hearing and tinnitus rehabilitation. Adjunct Faculty in Audiology at the University of Florida, University of Northern Colorado, University of Colorado and The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Experience includes: • Clinical Audiology - Hearing Assessment - Hearing Rehabilitative Treatment • Tinnitus Treatment and Rehabilitation (Since 1978) • Member, Board of Directors, American Tinnitus Association • Hearing Instruments, Hearing Instrument Fittings, Professional Selling techniques • Air bag deployment and Hearing/Tinnitus injuries, Audiology Malpractice Expert Witness • Audiology Practice Management • Cranial Nerve Monitoring – Otolaryngology, General Surgery Cases • Forensic Audiology, 42 Cases, 2 Depositions, 2 Trials, 1 Workmen’s Compensation Hearing, Experience with 3M Earplug Cases • Audiology, Hearing Aid and Equipment Product Training of Distributors in 40 countries • Hearing Aid and Audiometric Equipment - Research and Development Teams • Middle Ear Implant Consultant – Otologics (Now Owned by Cochlear Corporation) • Textbook Author, Journal Articles and Chapter Author & Blogger • Professor of Audiology, Audiology Program Director • State, National, and International Convention Speaker • CAOHC Course Director & Professional Supervisor for Hearing Conservation Programs