Volume 10

Industry News

Remembering Alberto Behar Alberto Behar has been a long-time columnist with CanadianAudiologist, and the Canadian Hearing Report before that with Noisy Notes. Alberto has been the “go to” person when it comes to noise exposure, standards, and noise control.  Sadly, Alberto passed away on November 29, 2022.  What follows is a celebration of his life’s work. I first…

Volume 9

Industry News

Linda Berg Announcement Dear friends, It is with a heavy heart and mixed emotions that I am announcing my retirement. After 43 years in the hearing health care industry, I have decided to enjoy some time off. I look forward to travelling, exploring hidden trails with my grandchildren, reading, and enjoying time with my family….

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FDA Issues Final OTC Hearing Aid Rule and PSAP Guidance August 16, 2022 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule to improve access to hearing aids which may in turn lower costs for millions of Americans. This action establishes a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids, enabling consumers with perceived…

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Hans Kunov (1938 – 2022) (Affectionately Known As “The Great Dane” or TGD) Hans died peacefully at home on June 4, surrounded by family and friends, Hans was born and educated in Denmark where he completed his doctoral studies in electrical engineering.  He showed an early interest in what was then the emerging field of…

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Press Release Karl Strom Joins HearingTracker as Editor in Chief May 19, 2022 – HearingTracker has appointed Karl Strom as its new Editor in Chief. Strom will join HearingTracker Founder and President Abram Bailey, AuD, and his staff in delivering quality content on the nation’s leading independent shopping resource for hearing aids and other hearing solutions….

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Congratulations On Your Retirement, Alberto Behar! Alberto Behar has been a long-time columnist with CanadianAudiologist, and the Canadian Hearing Report with Noisy Notes. Now that he is over 90, he has decided to slow down a bit, and his last column appears in issue #1, Vol. 9 of CanadianAudiologist.ca. On behalf of the editorial committee,…

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Industry News: January 2022
1. In Memoriam: Susan Small
2. Obituary: Robert Gordon Turner
3. Obituary: Chris Stokes-Rees
4. Ida Institute announces partnership with the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association to support better hearing care locally and globally

Volume 8

Industry News

David Shipp’s Retirement By Maria Simone M.Sc and Kari Smilsky M.Cl.Sc After 33 years of exemplary contributions to the field of audiology David Shipp is retiring from the Cochlear Implant Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.  He has left an indelible mark on all those who have had the opportunity to work with or collaborate…

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In Memoriam Dennis A. HerxAugust 25, 1948-July 16, 2021By Chuck Fuller, M.Sc., RAUD It is with profound soundness that CAA announces the passing of founding member and first President, Dennis Herx after a short battle with cancer. He passed away on July 16 and funeral mass was held on July 31 at St. Catherine of…

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CAA Board Member Glynnis Tidball Received the Providence Health Care (PHC) Award For Excellence In Clinical Practice BC audiologist and former CAA board member Glynnis Tidball received the Providence Health Care (PHC) Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice in June. This award is given to a clinician considered “an exemplary model of clinical practice” by…