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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Robert J. Briskey, Pioneer Audiologist and Friend, Dies on May 12, 2012

It is with sadness that I am interrupting my normal blogs to report on another hearing discipline leader’s passing. Robert J. Briskey Robert J. Briskey, December 4, 1924 – May 12, 2012, was the elder statesman in leading audiology into the hearing aid industry.  It was Bob, more than any other audiologist, who pioneered the…

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