LOS ANGELES–Paul Dybala, PhD, a pioneer in making the Internet a useful tool for audiologists and for persons with hearing loss, has been appointed president of HealthyHearing.com, an online provider of information on hearing loss and hearing care in the U.S. Dybala will be in charge of the overall strategic vision and focus of the web site.
Dybala will remain in the position of chief web officer of Allied Health Media, the parent company of Audiology Online. Dybala joined Audiology Online in 2004 and has served it in various capacities, including as president and editor-in-chief. HealthyHearing.com was founded by Audiology Online, but later sold to William Demant, parent company of Oticon.
After earning his master’s and doctorate in audiology from the University of Texas at Dallas, Dybala began his career there in 1996, spending eight years on the faculty as a clinical and a research audiologist.