Audiology Advisory Committee
Jackie Clark, AuD
Doctor of Audiology Program, University of Texas at Dallas
Dr. Clark is a clinical professor at the University of Texas at Dallas School of Brain and Behavior Sciences and appointed as a research scholar with The University of The Witwatersrand, School of Speech and Hearing Therapy in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dr. Clark teaches graduate and undergraduate level courses, supervises practicum experiences of AuD students, has published numerous articles and book chapters, and lectured in many parts of the world. Some of her research interests and publications involve speech perception in noise performance, cognitive influences on audition, demographics of hearing loss in indigenous populations, ethical challenges in clinical audiology, impacting and promoting best clinical practices while serving in underserved regions, cultural influences in help seeking behaviors, and updating and confirming efficacy of clinical measures used in audiology practices for adults and pediatric populations. She maintains her international research perspective by collaborating with universities globally and regularly consulting with the World Health Organization.
Keith Darrow, PhD
Dr. Darrow is an MIT and Harvard Medical School trained neuroscientist and clinical audiologist who is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer. His contributions to hearing and cognitive healthcare include his research publications, best-selling patient education books, national speaking tour, private practice owner, tenured professor, and co-founder of AuDExperts. Dr. Darrow is a champion of the private practitioner and believes the specialist is the most important piece of hearing healthcare.
Jill Davis, AuD
Owner, Victory Hearing and Balance
Dr. Davis holds a Doctor of Audiology and a bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Cincinnati. She specializes in advanced digital hearing aid fittings and has extensive training and experience working with all major hearing aid manufacturers. Dr. Davis has a passion for improving communication for patients and believes music has a significant impact on our ability to understand speech. She always adheres to Best Practices established by the recognized professional organizations AAA, ADA, and ASHA and using comprehensive diagnostic assessment protocols.
Hannah Glick, AuD, PhD, CCC-A
Founder, the HEARO Project, LLC
Dr. Glick is a cognitive neuroscientist and licensed audiologist passionate about improving clinical outcomes for people with hearing loss across the age spectrum. With professional experience extending across healthcare, academic, industry, government, and entrepreneurial settings, Dr. Glick completed her AuD and combined triple PhD at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She holds positions at the University of Colorado-Boulder and Metropolitan State University of Denver and is the founder of The HEARO Project, LLC, a future-focused research and clinical consulting agency. Dr. Glick’s research focuses on the link between hearing loss, cognition, and overall social-emotional well-being. Her work has been featured in scientific publications and book chapters around the world and she has given numerous presentations nationally.
Douglas A. Lewis JC, PhD, AuD, MBA
President and CEO, Excalibur Hearing and Audiology
Dr. Lewis has over four decades with clinical, administrative, and legal experience in healthcare and in particular the hearing healthcare field. He currently performs a variety of hearing and balance healthcare and telehealth services in seven states as well as working with both military active-duty personnel and veterans. He is a member of more than 20 professional societies and a very sought-after author, speaker, entrepreneur, and professor. Dr. Lewis is also a licensed attorney along with numerous other professional licenses, runs another parallel business consulting company, and an accomplished musician performing with his band Paradygm Shyft. Dr Lewis is very excited about the new stand-alone facility and is actively seeing patients there.
Al Turri, AuD
Audiology Director, The Villages Health System
Dr. Turri is Audiology Director of The Villages Health system and leads a team of nine audiologists that are embedded within primary care health centers throughout the world’s largest retirement community. He earned his master’s degree in audiology from the university of south Florida in 2001 and a doctoral degree from the Pennsylvania college of optometry school of audiology in 2006. Dr. Turri began screening cognition in 2016 and is now passionate about educating patients and providers on the role of the audiologist in cognitive health screening.