About Hearing International

Hearing International is a discussion of audiology potpourri with an international flair. We look at the market, audiology, hearing rehabilitation, deafness and the hearing mechanism, and research of interest to an international audience. Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D. was a military audiologist and an international audiology consultant for a major European hearing aid manufacturer for a number of years. He still teaches as an Adjunct Professor in a number of universities, Chairs the American Board of Audiology, and maintains a private audiology practice in Greeley, Colorado. Hearing International is always looking for good posts. Please send your submissions to Traynordr@gmail.com. Comment Policy

Robert M. Traynor, Hearing InternationalBob Traynor, Editor
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Bob Traynor is the CEO and a practicing audiologist at Audiology Associates, Inc., in Greeley, Colorado with particular emphasis in amplification and operative monitoring, offering all general audiological services to patients of all ages.

Dr. Traynor holds degrees from the University of Northern Colorado (BA, 1972; MA, 1973; Ed.D., 1975), the University of Phoenix (MBA, 2006) as well as Post Doctoral Study at Northwestern University (1984).  He taught Audiology at the University of Northern Colorado (1973-1982), University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (1976-77) and Director of Audiology at Colorado State University (1982-1993).  Dr. Traynor serves as an Adjunct Professor of Audiology at the University of Florida, the University of Colorado, and the University of Northern Colorado.

A clinician, academic, and practice manager for over 35 years, Dr. Traynor has lectured on most aspects of the field of Audiology in over 40 countries.

Dr. Traynor has numerous publications in professional and trade journals and is the co-author of Strategic Practice Management a text used in many universities to train audiologists in practice management.


Published Articles

Traynor, R., (2009). Baby Boomer Marketing, Hearing Journal, 62(1), pp.10.

Traynor, RM. (2012). Modernizing Your Office with Personal Style. Aud. Practices, August.

Traynor, RM (2014). A disappearing receiver tube and wire cover treatment. Hearing Review. 21(4):38-39.

Traynor, RM (In Press).  Chapter 15:  Accounting For Audiologists.  In Taylor, B. (Ed).Audiology Practice Management, Thieme: New York, NY.

Traynor, RM (In Press)).  Embezzlement:  Could It Really Happen To You?  Audiology Today. American Academy of Audiology.


Strategic Practice Management, 2nd Edition. Co-Authored with Dr. Robert Glaser. Published by Plural Publishing, 2013. Available at Amazon.
Strategic Practice Management. Co-authored with Dr. Robert Glaser. Published by Plural Publishing, 2008 Available at Amazon.