||Highly accomplished Audiologist with 17+ years of experience encompassing international consulting, workshop, and training
expertise across USA, European and Latin American nations. Proven strengths in planning, developing and delivering training to audiologists, physicians, hearing impaired and relevant populations; demonstrated skill analyzing products to recognize improvement opportunities. Exceptional leadership, communication and interpersonal skills across language and cultural boundaries; solid organizational, analytical and project-management capabilities. Fluent in Spanish, English, Italian, and with basic knowledge of Sign Language, Portuguese, and French.
Clínica de Audiología Especializada (CLAUDIE), Owner and Director of own Audiology private practice in Panama City,
Panama at the medical offices of Hospital Punta Pacifica affiliated to Johns Hopkins International, 2006-present.
Phonak Italia, Milan, Italy, 2000- 2003, Manager, Audiology Training & Technical Consulting Phonak USA, Warrenville, Illinois, USA, 2003-2006, Audiology Consultant (technical/training sales support)
Senior Staff Audiologist, 1997-2000
Staff Audiologist, 1995-1997
Audiology Clinical Fellow, 1993-1994
Audiology Intern, University of Illinois Speech & Hearing Clinic, Champaign, IL; Christie Clinic, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology, Champaign, IL; Central Association for Special Education, Audiology Division, Mattoon/Champaign, IL.
||Doctor of Audiology, 2006
Central Michigan University & Vanderbilt University Bill Wilkerson Center Program, Mt. Pleasant, MI Research Capstone: Perceptions about hearing aids from elderly non-users: A bicultural point of view (Italy & USA)
Master of Arts, Audiology, 1993
Graduate Student Fellowship ~ University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
Bachelor of Arts, Double majoring in Speech & Hearing Sciences / Psychology, 1991
Dean’s List ~ Psi Chi National Honor Society ~ Indiana University, Bloomington, IN