Early Clinical Audiology – The Legacy of Dr. Moe Bergman and the WWII Audiologists

Dr. Moe Bergman, a World War II veteran, one of the founders of the profession of Audiology, designer of the first Veteran’s Administration Audiology Clinics (US), the first Executive Officer and former Professor  of Audiology within the Doctoral Program in Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at the City University of New York (CUNY), died on February 20, 2014 in Herzliya, Israel. He was…

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Z Decibel…..

Audiologists in any part of the world know and usually understand the decibel, as it is an integral component of an education in Audiology.  Some learned this complex concept from basic Audiology textbooks, classroom instruction or, possibly, Chuck Berlin’s  classic “programmed learning” booklet from the 1970s.   The Bel, named for Alexander Graham Bell is too large a measure to be…

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