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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Audiology History With Hearing Aid Manufacturers

Featuring Robert Briskey, M.A., following this Introduction.  Introduction I was told recently that one of the major hearing aid manufacturers had over 300 audiologists working for them. How many audiologists are currently working throughout the industry for manufacturers would only be an estimate – and most likely not very accurate. Regardless, such a position for…

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