We Must Return to Our Rehabilitative Roots: Part I

Author’s Note: My profound appreciation to James Jerger, Audiology’s most prolific scientific contributor and intellectual leader of the profession. His comments, suggestions, corrections made this article what it is and I am most appreciative of his working with me on its final preparation. By Maurice H. Miller, Ph.D. I write this article from a serious…

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Wise advice, totally ignored

By David H. Kirkwood Recently, audiologist friends shared with me a letter that the executive director of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), Cheryl Kreider Carey, e-mailed last month to some of her group’s members. It included an excerpt from James Jerger’s April 1989 keynote address to the first convention of the academy that he…

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Celebrating birthdays: AAA’s twenty-fifth and our second

By David H. Kirkwood As AudiologyNOW! gets under way today in Anaheim, I‘d like to congratulate the American Academy of Audiology on its 25th birthday and its 25th annual convention. I’m sure the 2013 edition, like each of the previous 20 or so, will again attract the largest turnout of audiologists and audiology students anywhere…

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The Academy at 25

It was 25 years ago this month that 32 audiologists convened in Houston for the founding meeting of the American Academy of Audiology. To commemorate that historic occasion, I invited James Jerger, the man who organized and hosted the meeting and who served as the first president of the Academy, to write a Hearing View…

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