This Week in Hearing

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Jul. 05, 2022

Auracast Bluetooth Audio Poised to Revolutionize Hearing & Listening Experience for Millions: Interview with Nick Hunn

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Nick Hunn, the analyst who coined the term ‘hearables’, sits down with Dave Kemp to talk about Auracast™ Bluetooth broadcast audio and the significant implications it will have for people with hearing loss, as well as the general public once the technology becomes widely available. Auracast™ broadcast audio enables an audio transmitter, such as a smartphone, laptop, television, or public
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Jun. 30, 2022

LGBTQ+ Audiologist Round Table

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This special episode highlights audiologists who are members of the LGBTQ+ community and their contributions to the profession. They discuss how their identities and careers intertwine and how to best foster an inclusive and compassionate clinical experience for LGBTQ+ providers and patients alike.   Panelists include: Kathleen Wallace, Au.D. (She/her/hers) is an audiologist based in New York City. She works
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Jun. 28, 2022

Meteorologist Meaghan Thomas on Going Public with Hearing Loss and Providing Support to Those in Need

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This week, host Shari Eberts is joined by broadcast meteorologist Meaghan Thomas. From the WKRN TV studios in Nashville, Meaghan Thomas speaks to nearly three million people everyday. But when the broadcast meteorologist posted recently on social media about overcoming hearing loss through her new hearing aids, her viewers spoke back. Within days, she received dozens of messages from those
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Jun. 23, 2022

The Role of Audiology in Concussion: Interview with Dr. Liz Fuemmeler

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This week, host Ashley Hughes is joined by Liz Fuemmeler, to discuss the role audiologists play in evaluation and management of patients with concussions and head injury. Dr. Fuemmeler discusses how she came to specialize in vestibular audiology, specifically related to concussion as part of an interdisciplinary team of specialists. Be sure to subscribe to the TWIH YouTube channel for the latest
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Jun. 21, 2022

Hearing Loss and Cognition: What Does the Research Actually Tell Us?

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Over the past decade, the relationship between hearing loss and cognitive decline has been a hot topic, with much of the research in this area misinterpreted or misunderstood. Here to help us get a clearer picture of this linkage between hearing loss and cognitive decline and how hearing aids might help is Danielle Powell, PhD. She is an audiologist and
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Jun. 15, 2022

Life with a Cochlear Implant – Interview with Jill Rivoli and Lauren Deckard

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This week, Gael Hannan sits down with Jill Rivoli and Lauren Deckard to discuss their hearing loss journey, and what led them to pursue cochlear implants. They talk about their experience from before and after the initial activation, how long it took to begin recognizing sounds again, things they still struggle with and what advise they have for others who
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Jun. 14, 2022

Addressing the Cocktail Party Problem: AudioTelligence’s Novel Approach to Improve Hearing in Noise

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AudioTelligence is a UK-based audio startup that is developing and leveraging audio technologies for social good within the consumer technologies and hearing care markets. In this episode, Rick Radia, the Product & Partnerships Manager at AudioTelligence, shares the company’s mission and motivation in disrupting these markets with their software solution, aiso™. This software solution has the capability to improve speech
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Jun. 06, 2022

Cochlear Implants and the Continuum of Care: Interview with Donna Sorkin

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Donna Sorkin is the Executive Director of the American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACIA), a multidisciplinary group that advances access to cochlear implants through research, advocacy and awareness.    In this episode of This Week in Hearing, she sits down with Brian Taylor for an interview that touches on the ACIA’s mission, the broadening cochlear implant (CI) candidacy requirements for children
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May. 31, 2022

Lou Ferrigno’s Life Changing Decision to Get a Cochlear Implant and the Advice He Has for Others

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This week, host Shari Eberts is joined by fitness icon, Lou Ferrigno. While he is best known for his role in the TV series, The Incredible Hulk, Ferrigno has also for years been an inspiration to many in the hard of hearing community. In 2021, Lou underwent cochlear implant surgery, and it completely changed his life. In this interview, Lou
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May. 25, 2022

Future of Hearing Healthcare – Expanding the Scope Beyond the Hearing Aid

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This week’s special episode comes live from the Future of Hearing Healthcare conference, where Dave Kemp hosts a panel of audiologists to discuss different ways clinicians can thrive in the future by exploring service delivery options beyond traditional hearing aid dispensing: Heather Malyuk, AuD, Head of Audiology at Tuned  Grace Sturdivant, AuD, Founder of OtoPro Technologies  Joseph Sakumura, AuD, Director