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empowEar Audiology

Oct 14, 2021

My Battle Call! Join me as I sit down with Valli Gideons for a real, authentic conversation about raising her two children with cochlear implants and how she turned her journalism background into her “Battle Call” to help families and professionals around the world.  Valli is a military bride, who writes about...


Oct 1, 2021

Join me for an inspirational interview with Dr. Samantha Kesteloot as she shares her experience growing up as a twin in the public school system in Michigan with bilateral hearing loss.  Samantha’s hearing journey led her down the path of educational audiology.  Dr. Samantha Kesteloot is now an educational audiologist...


Jul 16, 2021

What is bimodal hearing? Take a listen to the latest empowEAR Audiology podcast with Dr. Rene Gifford to find out more. In this episode Dr. Gifford goes deeper into what bimodal hearing is, what the criteria for candidacy, what are the outcomes for bimodal hearing, benefits and challenges of bimodal hearing and much...


May 8, 2021

Join me for a conversation with Dr. Marc Brennan as we talk about experiences growing up with hearing loss and reframing challenges and advantages. Dr Brennan brings both a personal and research perspective to the field of audiology.  Dr Brennan  graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with his bachelor's and...


Apr 8, 2021

Peer to peer connections are critical, and this interview actively demonstrates how having a common challenge creates an immediate bond. Today, I introduce to you Michelle Hu. Through our shared Audiology mentor, we were introduced through email.  Our connection was immediate!  Dr. Michelle Hu is a pediatric audiologist...