||Chris received his Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from the University of Arizona in August 2008. He has held the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology (CCC-A) and his Arizona Dispensing Audiologist license since June 2000. Chris recieved his Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of Arizona in May 1999, and has been practicing Audiology since then.
Chris was drawn to the field of Audiology through his prior experience as an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter and his devotion to serving the needs of those with hearing loss. Chris has particular skills and interests working with young children and adults. The aim of his Doctoral thesis was to evaluate cognitive hearing processes in children with cochlear implants and hearing aids using electrophysiology and behavioral measures. Chris is an expert in the selection and fitting of advanced digital hearing aid technology in adults, as well.