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Welcome, Darla McDonald, 2024-2025 Doctoral Extern

June 3, 2024

Darla McDonald will be serving as our doctoral extern for the 2024-2025 academic year. She is a fourth-year Doctor of Audiology student at UNC-Chapel Hill. Darla graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and from North Carolina State University with a Master of Education in Science Education. … Read more

Spring Clinic Updates!

March 8, 2024

Updates at the UNC Hearing and Communication Center Our parking lot was recently repainted at our Chapel Hill location, so there are multiple spots marked “reserved for 6015.” These spots are for you! The UNC Hearing and Communication Center is part of the 6015 building. Please use these spots, and any others in front of our … Read more

Schedule an Appointment with our Audiology Assistant

January 8, 2024

We take pride in always providing the most up-to-date, research-based hearing and balance care and working alongside you to help you meet your goals. We are making some changes in our clinical policies to better serve you and enable our team to always be able to offer the most expedient service, whether on the phone … Read more

6 Tips for Rechargeable Hearing Aids

December 8, 2023

6 tips to get the most out of your rechargeable hearing aids! 1. Wear your hearing aids during the day for at least 6 hours every day and charge them every night. 2. Don’t let your hearing aids go completely dead. A “deep discharge” of the lithium ion battery can shorten its overall lifespan. 3. … Read more

Welcome, Dr. Katie Roberts!

July 25, 2023

Please join us in welcoming our new hearing aid and vestibular specialist: Dr. Katie Roberts! Dr. Roberts joined the faculty of the Division of Speech and Hearing in July of 2023. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings throughout her career, providing patient-centered care across the lifespan. Dr. Roberts has also served as Clinical … Read more

Welcome, 4th Year Doctoral Extern, Jamie Carroll!

May 15, 2023

Welcome, new 2023-2024 4th Year Doctoral Extern, Jamie Carroll, B.S.! Jamie is originally from St. Johns, Michigan, but moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan to pursue both my bachelor and AuD degrees. She is a graduate student at Western Michigan University. She became interested in audiology because both her grandma and aunt have otosclerosis and wear hearing … Read more

Congratulations, Dr. Oldrati and Dr. LaBarth!

May 11, 2023

We are so proud of 4th year doctoral externs, Nicole Oldrati and Zachary LaBarth as they graduate this month and join the profession as new Doctors of Audiology. We have loved having you as part of our team and know you have bright futures ahead of you!

Family Fun Day at the Orange County Sportsplex

May 1, 2023

Faculty Audiologist Patricia Johnson. AuD had the great pleasure of participating in Family Fun Day the Orange County Sportsplex in Hillsborough on Saturday. Through the afternoon, she was able to look in many dozens of ears and provide counseling on hearing and ear wax. Dr. Johnson’s two children were special helpers. Did you know Dr. … Read more

New Phone Number: 919-445-6744

March 30, 2023

The UNC Hearing & Communication Center is getting a new phone system! With this upgrade, the clinic will be closed and phones out of operation while the company works to install our new lines.The UNC HCC will be closed and phones will be down beginning on Thursday March 30, 2023 at 4pm until Monday April 3, … Read more