Category: People



Patrick Gallagher Named New Director of AAA

The American Academy of Audiology has named Patrick Gallagher, MBA, as its new executive director effective March 15, 2021. Gallagher replaces executive director Tanya Tolpegin, MBA, CAE, who announced her intention to step down after serving AAA for 6 years.

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Dr Ingrid Edwards Receives 2021 Health Care Hero Award

Heuser Hearing Institute, a Louisville nonprofit, announced that Dr Ingrid Edwards has been chosen as a 2021 Health Care Hero from Louisville Business First. These annual awards recognize professionals who have made an impact on healthcare in their community through their concern for patients, research and inventions, management skills, innovative programs for employees, and service to the poor and uninsured.

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Cochlear Announces Winners of Scholarship Awards

Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH) announced the winners of the 19th Annual Graeme Clark and the 10th Annual Anders Tjellström Scholarships. The scholarships, named after two pioneers of the hearing implant industry, recognize Cochlear Nucleus Implant, Cochlear Baha System, and Cochlear Osia System recipients in the United States and Canada who are said to uphold “the Cochlear ideals of leadership, humanity, and demonstrate high academic achievement.”

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Starkey France Managing Director Announces Retirement

Starkey announced that a “key figure in the development of Starkey France, from startup to a global leader,” will retire on March 31. According to Starkey, Thierry Daudignon has worked in the hearing industry for more than 40 years, with the last 22 years spent serving as Managing Director of Starkey France.

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