||Abel was locally trained and educated at the University of Arizona. He is a member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and is a fellow of the American Auditory Society (AAS). He also sits on the board of the Community Hearing Aid Program (CHAP), which provides low income Arizonans with hearing aids. His interests include electrophysiologic testing, vestibular testing and hearing amplification technology. He enjoys the variety and challenges of working with all ages from newborns to seniors in this multidisciplinary setting.