At the March 1 meeting of the NYC Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America, from 6:00-7:30 pm, a distinguished panel of audiologists will speak about what’s new in hearing aids and assistive listening devices.
Dr. Michael Bergen is Director of the Speech Language Hearing Center at Brooklyn College and a founding faculty member of the CUNY (AuD) Clinical Doctoral Audiology Program. He is also a consulting audiologist for the Young Adult Institute/Premier HealthCare He has authored or co-authored articles on a variety of topics including diversity/equity, and consumer safety related to hearing. Dr. Bergen is a past president of NYSSLHA and has served on a variety of professional committees at the local, state, and national levels
Dr. Ellen Lafargue is the Director of Center for Hearing and Communication’s centers of excellence: Shelley and Steven Einhorn Audiology and Communication Centers, and Berelson Hearing Technology Center. Having begun her career at CHC more than 30 years ago, Dr. Lafargue specializes in state-of-the-art hearing device evaluation and fitting on adults. The Hearing Review named Dr. Lafargue among the Best Hearing Healthcare Professionals in the U.S. Dr. Lafargue received her master’s degree in Audiology in 1983 from Hunter College of the City University of New York and her AuD. in 2003 from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She has been an adjunct faculty member of NYU and Kean College in New Jersey
Dr. William Shapiro received his master’s degree in Audiology from Queens College in 1978, and his AuD. from Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2007. Since 1984 his work at NYU has involved all aspects of diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology, including the dispensing of assistive hearing technology (hearing aids, FM systems). He is currently Clinical Assistant Professor of Hearing Health in the Department of Otolaryngology; Director of Faculty Group Practice Audiology; and Co-Director of the NYU Cochlear Implant Center. In addition to publications in peer reviewed journals, Dr. Shapiro has presented at conventions, both nationallyand internationally. He is the 2008 recipient of the “Outstanding Clinician Award” of the New York State Speech, Language and Hearing Association.
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The New York City Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America is a vibrant community dedicated to helping people with hearing loss lead more satisfying and productive lives. At the chapter’s monthly meetings, speakers address topics such as hearing aids and hearing-aid alternatives, assistive technology, interpersonal strategies, and advocacy initiatives. Those of you who are interested can find information about our organization on our chapter website by clicking here.