University of Denver, PhD
University of South Dakota, MA
Communication Disorders, 1974
McPherson College, BA
Forensics/Drama/Public Speaking, 1972
Central auditory processing in children and adults; Central auditory processing in aging adults; Speed of speech understanding in young children; Influence of cardiovascular health on auditory function in adults; The influences of interpersonal communication in professional life.
Disorders of the auditory system; Anatomy of the auditory and vestibular systems; Psychoacoustics; Auditory assessment; Communication disorders in aging; Professional issues in audiology; The art of communication in professional practice.
Giving presentations to local, state and national organizations, hospitals, health care systems on hearing loss in older adulthood and its impact on communication entitled, "I Can Hear You, But I Can't Understand A Word You Are Saying!" Giving presentations to state and national conferences and conventions on "The Art of Communication in Your Professional Life". Administering hearing screenings for health fairs locally and across the state.