Be Your Own Celebrity!

Last month I read an article in the Huffington Post about who was standing up for hearing loss.  When I first read it I felt I had been out of the loop as I learned for the first time that Nelson Mandela, Jodi Foster and Malala Yousafzai all have/had hearing loss.  My first thought was along…

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The eardrum is like a brick wall (but only for higher frequency sounds)

Marshall Chasin, Back to Basics (previously published in Hearing Review) Whenever I start to read about the impedance of structures, my eyes tend to glaze over. I understand that impedance is an important part of audiology and I certainly remember the formulae that we needed to learn in school which explains why stiffness and mass…

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What I Learned from Popeye’s Chicken

One of the groups I belong to is the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO). This group held its 18th annual conference in Phoenix at the end of April. It was very inspirational, as WPO conferences often are. Among the keynote speakers were Cheryl Bachelder, CEO of Popeye’s Chicken; Reshma Sujani, developer of “Girls Who Code”; and…

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