Meet Our Collaborators

Deborah von Hapsburg, Ph.D.

Developed the initial University Course.

Barbara Weinstein, Ph.D.

Professor and Founding Executive Officer,  Health Sciences Doctoral Programs Graduate Center. City University of New York, USA Development of course outline and the Health Literacy section

Deborah Ferrari, Ph.D.

Professor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology University of Sao Paulo – Bauru Campus, Brazil

Development of course outline and content updates

Christopher Lind, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer in Audiology Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia Development of course outline and Communication Partnerships and Communication Partner Tools sections

Jennifer Gilligan, BA

Au.D. student, City University of New York, USA Contributed to the development of the Health Literacy section

Michelle Arnold, Au.D., CCC-A

Clinical Instructor, University of South Florida, USA Provided insight and feedback about Group Aural Rehabilitation

Eileen Rall, Au.D.

Audiologist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, USA Developed the section My World - Addressing the Needs of Young Children

Joe Montano, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Audiology, Director of Hearing and Speech, Weill Cornell Medical College. New York Presbyterian Hospital, USA Provided insight and feedback about Group Aural Rehabilitation

Sue Ann Erdman, MA, CCC-A

Research Consultant/Owner, Audiologic Rehabilitation Counseling and Consulting Services Jensen Beach, Florida, USA Developed the Person-Centered Practice section

Paul Peryman, MA

Senior Audiologist – Education Services, Van Asch Deaf Education Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand

Developed the Family Centered Care and the Parent Perspective section

Samantha Morgan

Au.D. student, City University of New York, USA Contributed to the development of the Health Literacy section

Nerina Scarinci, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer in Speech Pathology, University of Queensland, Australia Developed the Living Well section

Carrie Spangler, Au.D.

Educational Audiologist, University of Akron, USA Developed the Addressing the Needs of Tweens and Teens and Tools Addressing Tweens and Teens sections.

Frances Lockhart

Specialist audiologist and clinical coach, Australian Hearing, Australia

Developed the Tele-Audiology module

Dr. Amr El Refaie (M.B.Ch.B; M.D)

Senior Lecturer and Head of Audiology Programs, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland

Developed the Tinnitus module.

Samantha Tai

Lecturer, Audiologist, and Ph.D. candidate at the University of Melbourne

Developed the Applying PCC in the appointment module.

Assistant Professor Nicole Marrone from University of Arizona, Adjunct Professor Lynn Spivak from Adelphi University, Audiologist Beth Humphrey from University of Tennessee, Au.D. Student Megan Lisbeth Strang from The Ohio State University, Lecturer Maria Hoff from University of Göteborg, and Harvey B. Abrams, Ph.D., Principal Research Audiologist, Starkey Hearing Technologies are acknowledged for their helpful comments, inputs and suggestions.