Audiology – From Dependence to Independence

Continued History of the First Audiologists in the Hearing Aid Industry A series of previous blogs featured stories from six of the first seven audiology-trained individuals employed by hearing aid manufacturers and how their backgrounds interacted with their employment positions.  This is information not published previously, but important and not to be lost for historical…

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James Delk – Audiologist in Industry Pioneer

Jim Delk – Crewcut Trademark         James (Jim) Delk was one of the seven pioneers in the hearing aid industry at the manufacturing level who helped set the stage for later audiologists working for hearing aid manufacturers.  Unfortunately, most of Jim’s story will not be told.  He died August 11, 1997 in…

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