2023 Conference

When: Friday, November 10th
Where: NC State McKimmon Center, Raleigh NC

We are beyond excited to host Dr. Whitelaw as our keynote speaker for the 2023 NC Audiology Association Fall Conference. She plans to conduct her keynote on the opportunities for our profession when we practice at the top of our scope and focus on functional communication. She will also be giving a clinically focused APD talk in the afternoon.
Gail M. Whitelaw, PhD. is an audiologist and Director of the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic at The Ohio State University. She serves as the audiology faculty member on the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and other Disorders housed at the Nisonger Center at Ohio State. Her clinical interests are in pediatric and educational audiology, auditory processing disorders in children and adults, and tinnitus assessment and management. She is also interested in professional leadership development, supervision, and mentoring. Dr. Whitelaw teaches a number of courses in the Department including Pediatric and Educational Audiology, Pediatric Aural Rehabilitation, and Tinnitus.  She is the 4th year placement coordinator for the AuD program at Ohio State. Dr. Whitelaw is a past-President of both the American Academy of Audiology and the Ohio Academy of Audiology and the Chair of the American Board of Audiology.  She is the author of a number of articles and book chapters and co-author of Hearing and Deafness with Peter Paul.
Stay tuned to our socials for information on the rest of the 2023 Fall Conference speakers and upcoming events.

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McKimmon Center

Where: McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh

When: Friday, November 10th, 2023

Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

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Schedule at a Glance (more session info)

BLENDED TRACK – (ALL ATTENDEES)                                                                                                                                             

8:00 – 10:00 am Gail Whitelaw, PhD (0.2 CEU/Tier 1 CEU)

Audiologists Change the World- One Patient at a Time

10:15 – 11:15 pm Tony Solari, NCAA Lobbyist (0.1 CEU)

Legislative Updates

11:30 – 12:30 am Vanessa Roddenberry, PhD, HSP-P, Licensed Psychologist (0.1 CEU/Tier 1  CEU)

How to Shine Not Burn: Tools to Prevent and Recover from Burnout

12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch and NCAA Business Meeting 

1:30 – 2:30 pm Matthew Bush, MD, PhD, FACS, MBA

Prioritizing Patient-Centered Care: Lessons Learned from Hearing Healthcare Equity Research



2:45-3:45 pm Andrew Vermiglio, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

Maximizing Speech-in-Noise Testing

4:00pm-5:00 pm Samantha Scharf, AuD, CCC-A, Allison Young, AuD, BA, Heather Toth, AuD, CCC-A (0.1 CEU)

Grand Rounds: Challenging Cochlear Implant Cases



2:45 – 3:45 pm Gail Whitelaw, PhD (0.1 CEU/Tier 1 CEU)

Contemporary Considerations in Auditory Processing

4:00 – 5:00 pm Christine Holmes, AuD, CCC-A, Marisa Temple, AuD, Jennifer Woodard, AuD, CCC-A  (0.1 CEU)

Grand Rounds: Challenging Pediatric Cases

Conference Cancellation Policy

In the event that the conference needs to be canceled or rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances, a full refund will be issued to the registrants or the fee can be applied to the rescheduled date/time of the event. Registrants will be notified via email as well as social media in the event of cancellation. If the conference is rescheduled, registrants will have the opportunity to apply their registration fees to the newly scheduled date. If the rescheduled date/time is not convenient for the registrant or in the event the conference is not rescheduled, a full refund will be issued. Refunds are sent by check to the registrant’s mailing address in 2-3 weeks following cancellation.

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