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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Hearing Professional of the Year to blog for Hearinghealthmatters.org

TUCSON, AZ—Hearinghealthmatters.org has named C. Scot Frink, a prominent audiologist and hearing instrument specialist, as its newest contributing editor. Last month, he was selected by Rayovac as National Hearing Professional of the Year for 2011. Scot, who is president of Salem Audiology Clinic, grew up in hearing care. His father, Norman Frint, was one of…

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Blogger to discuss different hearing aid fittings for different languages

TORONTO–Marshall Chasin, AuD, MSc, editor of the Hear the Music section of hearinghealthmatters.org, will present a course at Audiology Online on hearing aid fittings that will debut on September 28. Chasin is also director of research at the Musicians’ Clinics of Canada. Entitled “Hearing Aid Fittings: Different Programs for Different Languages,” the course will discuss…

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