Dr. David Fabry’s unending energy and exceptional contributions to the field of audiology make him an ideal recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award in Audiology. He has made outstanding contributions to the profession of audiology through excellence in research, teaching, clinical, and professional service. Since obtaining his PhD from the University of Minnesota, he has held positions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as a research audiologist, Mayo Clinic as head of audiology and clinical audiologist, Phonak as the vice president of professional relations and education, and most recently as head of audiology at the University of Miami Medical Center. As a researcher, he has published more than 60 articles in a variety of journals. His presentations at professional meetings are known for their clarity and clinical relevance. Dr. Fabry’s service to the profession of audiology has been extensive and outstanding. He has served as a president of his state audiology association in Minnesota as well as the president of the American Academy of Audiology. He was the section editor for amplification for Ear and Hearing, the editor of American Journal of Audiology, and is currently the content editor of Audiology Today. He exemplifies the innovation, excellence, and dedication recognized by this award.