Clinicians Without Borders
Volunteer to train health officials in developing countries about hearing health and rehabilitative services!
Idea At A Glance
Currently a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Texas in Dallas, Professor Jackie Clark is the chair of the Humanitarian Audiologists group in the International Society of Audiology. The committee helps coordinate humanitarian activities and educate audiologists on WHO guidelines for providing hearing aids in developing countries.
Since 1998, Professor Clark has traveled to countries in southern Africa to provide free audiological services to in-need populations. Her trips are made possible through personal funds and donations from manufacturers and organizations.