OLLI at Auburn Brown Bag Series: Diabetes in Hearing and Balance Care

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101 S Debardeleben Street
Auburn, AL 36830
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Date: July 13th, 2022
Time: 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM

This presentation will be held on Wednesday, July 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities at Pebble Hill, 101 S. Debardeleben St. in Auburn. This lecture is open to the public and will also be available on Zoom and Facebook live. No registration is necessary.

Dr. Dowd and Dr. Kluesing will examine the pathophysiology of diabetes on hearing and balance as well as audiology medical management of diabetes-associated hearing and balance issues. Kathy Dowd, AuD, received her Masters in Audiology from University of Louisville and her Clinical Doctorate from Salus University. For the past 42 years, she has worked in educational audiology at local and state levels, private practice, ENT and proprietary clinics. In 2021, her advocacy efforts moved the Centers for Disease Control to recommend a baseline hearing test at the time of diabetes diagnosis and annually thereafter. Dr. Dowd is currently heading advocacy and collaboration with audiology organizations on clinical guidelines for patient care in the area of chronic and infectious diseases. Marsha Kluesing, AuD, is the coordinator for the Alabama Cohort of The Audiology Project. From 2010 to 2018, she was employed at Auburn University where she supervised clinical audiology graduate students. Dr. Kluesing is currently employed as an audiologist with Hearing Life in Auburn.