New Book by Gael Hannan Receives Glowing Review at Huffington Post

Gael Hannan’s new book, The Way I Hear It, was featured in a review this week at the Huffington Post on September 29th by writer Kristen Hansen Brakeman. Brakeman, whose work has been featured in the New York Times and the Washington Post, praised Hannan’s “humor and clarity” in her writing about what it’s like to…

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HHTM names Wayne Staab editor-in-chief, as David Kirkwood retires; Brian Taylor joins blog as news editor

  TUCSON, AZ—Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM) has named Wayne Staab, PhD, a founding partner of the popular blog, as Editor-in-Chief effective today (June 1), succeeding David H. Kirkwood. Kirkwood, who was also a founding partner of HHTM, has retired after 42 years as an editor, including 25 years covering hearing health care. He…

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As hearing industry seeks a new wireless standard for hearing aids, t-coil advocates say not so fast

Since this post was originally published on April 30, it has drawn a number of thoughtful and provocative comments, which follow the main text.  This revised post also contains a response from Jan Topholm, a prominent EHIMA member,  to a query that I sent him in writing the original post.   By David H. Kirkwood…

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New editor joins HearingHealthMatters.org

TUCSON, AZ—Kevin Liebe, AuD, has joined the line-up of well-known editors at The Blogs @ Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM). Effective this week, Dr. Liebe has taken over the editorship of Hearing Views, where every week he and guest contributors will share their opinions and perspectives on a wide range of subjects related to…

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Dr. Bob Martin, a prominent columnist, joins HearingHealthMatters.org

SAN DIEGO–Robert L. Martin, PhD, whose lively, down-to-earth articles have been informing, encouraging, and entertaining hearing care professionals for nearly a quarter-century, has joined HearingHealthMatters.org. Starting today (November 28), Bob Martin will be writing a bi-weekly post on theHearing Health blog, where he will be co-editor with Judy Huch, AuD. From 1989 through this year, Dr.…

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Hearing Health & Technology Matters Starts a New Journal

TUCSON, AZ–In the 18 months since the launch of The Blogs@Hearing Health & Technology Matters (HHTM), the popular online publication has published well over 1000 posts and reached 90,000 separate readers, who have viewed more than 215,000 pages. HHTM has also quickly established an international reputation as an authoritative source of valuable information and insights…

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Canada awards high honor to Marshall Chasin, one of Hearinghealthmatters’ own

This Hearing News Watch item was updated on August 6. TORONTO–Marshall Chasin, AuD, editor of the Hear the Music blog at Hearinghealthmatters.org, has been awarded the Canadian Governor General’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for Volunteer Services. This high honor recognizes the Toronto-based audiologist for his outstanding voluntary contributions to the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. The…

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Hearing View author’s book offers inspiration for overcoming hearing loss

Melissa K. Rodriguez, BC-HIS, who wrote the April 4 Hearing Views post at Hearinghealthmatters.org, is the author of the newly published book Hear Your Life: Inspiring Stories and Honest Advice for Overcoming Hearing Loss. Rodriguez, the daughter of a Beltone dispenser, obtained her license to fit hearing aids soon after graduating from high school, and earned her…

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Hearinghealthmatters.org starts 2nd year with a new look and a new contributing editor

TUCSON, AZ—Hearinghealthmatters.org marked its first anniversary this week with the announcement of a new blogger and a new blog section. Readers will also note that the blog’s home page has been newly redesigned to be more attractive and make the site easier to navigate. Christine Diles, AuD, a veteran private-practice audiologist, will write her first…

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Course at AAA Convention to feature editors’ insights on the Best of the Blogs

BOSTON—Five editors from Hearinghealthmatters.org will explore the role of blogging in audiology during a session next week at AudiologyNOW! 2012, the annual convention of the American Academy of Audiology. Entitled Best of the Blogs @ Hearing Heath and Technology Matters, the one-hour course will take place Friday, March 30, starting at 2 pm in Room…

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