We’re still here and doing fine – pretty well, actually…

It’s been almost a year since our last post. As you are all aware, COVID-19 has had a significant impact on all of our lives, affecting our in-person interactions. Dottie hasn’t been on the road seeing people but she has been taking spins each week just to keep her engine running smoothly. We typically take […]

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American Auditory Society Meeting – We’re There!

Since the summer, we’ve been doing a number of needs assessment discussions with both adults who have hearing loss and community stakeholders in West Central and South Alabama. We’ve put all of our data together and created this poster for the American Auditory Society Meeting in Scottsdale, AZ.  This meeting happens every year at this […]

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Alabama Life Research Institute Faculty Fellows

Eight faculty members from the University of Alabama were named a fellows of the Alabama Life Research Institute and two professors from the Department of Communicative Disorders were honored with this distinction, Dr. Angie Barber and Dr. Marcia Hay-McCutcheon, for their work in rural Alabama. Dr. Barber does research with children who have Autism Spectrum […]

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We’ve Been Busy!

Over the past couple of months we’ve enrolled more research study participants who have helped us understand the association between hearing loss and social interaction in communities without access to hearing health care.  A few weeks ago we had a great trip to Livingston and saw lots of people there.  We were so busy that […]

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