John Victoreen – The Rest of the Story

Many in the discipline of hearing are familiar with his name, associated with the discipline of otometry in working with hearing impairment. What few know is “the rest of the story.” John Austin Victoreen, LL.D., (1902-1986) known to his friends as Jack, was a self-taught physicist, engineer, and inventor, especially active in applied physics. He…

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History of Hearing Aid Dispensing – V

Our last blog on this topic brought hearing aid dispensing practices into the early 1970s.  Audiologists were primarily engaged in evaluation of hearing and for some, evaluating and recommending hearing aids to the dealer for the fit and sale.  However, the seeds of discourse over the role of audiologists relative to hearing aids had been…

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