Maureen Wiskerchen, MA, earned a master of arts in audiology from George Washington University. Her interests include hearing aids and diagnostic audiology for children and adults.
How did you choose the field of audiology?
I became acutely aware of the important role of hearing in communication, relationships and connection to the world because my father had hearing loss from military noise exposure. I also wanted to combine my desire to assist people in a meaningful way with my prior work experience and interest in technology.
What do you do in your role at Sharp Rees-Stealy as an audiologist?
I identify and quantify hearing pathology through administration of appropriate test procedures and then I counsel and educate patients regarding hearing, hearing loss and hearing habilitation options so they can make informed decisions about their health.
What is the most rewarding part of your job?
It has to be the opportunity to connect with so many interesting people every day and to be able to play even a small role in improving a patient’s quality of life through better hearing. It’s a perfect day when a patient’s face lights up with a big smile because of the care he or she received.
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