Brenda Battat: A great act to follow

By David H. Kirkwood Last year, following Brenda Battat’s announcement that she would be retiring in 2013 as executive director of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), that organization sent out a press release about its search for her successor. It stated that applicants for the job should be “visionary, dynamic, diplomatic, highly competent,…

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Thanks for your opinions; now here’s mine on the Task Force’s grievous mistake

By David H. Kirkwood Hearinghealthmatters.org has been drawing more and livelier comments recently in response to our weekly posts. I’m sure I speak for all my colleagues when I say thank you to all who share your thoughts with us and encourage other readers to do the same. All of us—editors and readers alike—appreciate and…

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