Jessica Novak, AuD, PASC, is a member of the Academy’s Health Care Relations Committee. If you’d like to learn more, you can visit the committee page for a list of charges and initiatives, or review any of our other committees and councils.
What is your background in audiology?
I am the lead audiologist at Children’s Minnesota. I specialize in pediatrics.
Why do you volunteer with the Academy?
For the sense of community. The ability to meet audiologists from around the country and world. Feeling like I am making a difference in our profession.
What about your profession inspires you or feels most important to you?
Working with families.
If you could produce a piece of art (painting, book, music, etc.) what would you create and why?
I really like large sculpture installations.
Which person from the past would you like to have dinner with if given the chance?
I would switch it from dinner to a walk. I think it would have to be my grandfather.
Interesting in volunteering? Check out the current available opportunities here under “How to Apply.”
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