This year’s Tinnitus Awareness Week is February 6-12, and Salus University educators stress that the need for knowledge surrounding this condition is great. According to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA), this condition—commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears”—affects nearly 45 million people in the United States and of those, 20 million have chronic tinnitus.
At an early age, Dr. Bre Myers acquired a profound love for music and found herself intrigued at how certain songs, sounds, and lyrics could generate such intense feelings in different individuals. Studying the ear appeared to be a natural fit for her.
Meet Teresa Konieczny Burns, AuD ’15, MA. While living in New Zealand, Dr. Burns completed the Salus University Doctor of Audiology Online Bridge Program. Redefining higher education, the program provides audiologists with the educational support they desire and the convenience they need.
Salus University recently hosted the Audiology Stakeholders meeting. The three audiology associations (ASHA, AAA and ADA) were in attendance, as well as presenters from CDC, AADE, AOA, Pharmacy and Audiology.
For the Salus University Department of Speech-Language Pathology, being a young program at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) convention that took place in Philadelphia on November 17-19 was a winning combination.