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Cheers to 50 Years! Celebrating 50 Years of Hearing Aid Fittings with Gus Mueller, PhD

This Week in Hearing co-host, Bob Traynor, is joined by special guest, Dr. Gus Mueller, to celebrate 50 years since his first hearing aid fitting as an audiologist in the US Army stationed at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C. The pair reflect on how the methods and techniques used to fit hearing aids 50…

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A Genetic Link to Vertigo? Discussion with Dr. David Jones

Nearly four out of 10 people Americans will suffer from vertigo at some point in their lives. The sensation that vertigo causes – that you or your environment are moving or spinning can be debilitating and disrupt everyday life – causing people to suffer from dangerous falls, hearing loss, excruciating migraines, and miss work and…

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Stumbling into Success: The Lived Experience & Occasional Stress of Audiologists

Recent research conducted by this week’s guest, Diana Emanuel, PhD of Towson University, suggests that an astounding 60% of audiologists find their way into the profession via the “undergraduate-stumble pathway.” That is, they find audiology through a circuitous route during their first few years of college, typically changing from speech pathology to audiology. Professor Emanuel…

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GN Acquisition of Online Hearing Care Retailer, Lively: Discussion with GN Hearing CEO, Gitte Aabo

Last week, GN Hearing announced the acquisition of New York based Lively – a leading online direct-to-consumer hearing care retailer for approximately $95 million dollars. GN Hearing CEO, Gitte Aabo, returns to This Week in Hearing to discuss the motivation behind the acquisition with Bob Traynor. The pair discuss how the move strengthens GN’s position…

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No News Might Be Bad News: An Analysis of Under-reported Hearing Aid Problems with Bec Bennett, PhD

Hearing aids have never been so sophisticated, yet uptake and consistent daily use often lag behind technological innovation. In this episode of This Week in Hearing Bec Bennett, PhD, researcher at the Ear Science Institute in Perth Australia sits down with Brian Taylor to discuss her research on under-reported hearing aid problems and how they can be…

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