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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR | Bookends

Time conspires against us. It hardly feels like more than a decade has passed since I edited my first issue of Audiology Today (AT) in July 2008. In that issue, we interviewed Marlee Matlin about a variety of topics, including her status as a role model for the deaf and hard-of-hearing community; and Peter Scheifele, director of the Facility for the Education and Training of Canine Hearing and Laboratory for Animal Bioacoustics (FETCH LAB) at the University of Cincinnati.

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today November/December 2018

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Li-Ions, and Trackers, and BAERs—Oh My: The Future of “Hearing Aid” Technology

In the classic movie, “The Wizard of Oz,” Dorothy realizes in order to reach the Emerald City, she must first travel through the dark and unfamiliar Enchanted Forest. Worried that they will be attacked, the Tinman predicts the forest will be filled mostly with “lions and tigers and bears.”  

Topic(s): hearing aid, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), personal sound amplification products (PSAPs), over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids, OTC Hearing Aid Act, Technology, Audiogram

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today July/August 2018

Navigating the Complexities of Practice Management: Interview with Paul Pessis, AuD

The Academy caught up with Paul Pessis while exercising on the treadmill, to discuss the upcoming 2017 Specialty Meeting, "Navigating the Dynamic Complexities of Practice Management," July 7–8, 2017, in Chicago, Illinois. 

DF: Thank you, Dr. Pessis, for taking the time to speak with us, and I must say that I am impressed that you are working out! Can you tell us a little bit more about the meeting that you will chair this summer?

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A Life in Audiology: Memoir by Dr. Jerger

On Founder’s Day (January 30), it is only fitting to review a new memoir, A Life in Audiology (ISBN 978-1-94488-368-3) authored by the Academy’s Founder, Dr. James Jerger. Dr. Jerger credits Rich Tyler with suggesting the idea for the book, which serves as a wonderful account of his life and career in audiology.

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