May 20, 2014
Dr. Robert Singer, section chief of cardiology at Virtua Health, Voorhees, NJ, is the guest in the first half of the May 13 Boomer Generation Radio program, discussing heart health for Baby Boomers.
In the second half of the program, sponsored by Kendal Corporation, a system of not-for-profit assisted living communities throughout the Northeast and Midwest, Dr. Judith Kurtin, an audiologist and owner of ABCHearing.net, discusses common hearing problems.
About the guests
Read Dr. Singer's background on his Virtua Health information page.
Judith A. Curtin , AuD , CCC A/SLP – Dr. Curtin is a AAA Board Certified audiologist and a ASHA certified speech pathologist. She has practiced aural habilitation / re-habilitation audiology for over 30 years. She was awarded her Doctor of Audiology from the University of Florida in December of 2006.
Dr. Curtin is known as an innovator in her field being one of the first to implement a comprehensive, integrative audiology program focused on training the older person to ensure maximum benefit from the hearing aids and to develop listening strategies. Her research and skill allowed Manhattan Eye And Ear to receive FDA approval to implant a congenitally deaf child in the mid 1980′s.
Dr. Judy Curtin understands that “no man is an island”. When a client is brought into our office, the client is treated, the family is supported, the community and/or school where the client lives/works is offered training and workshops. At the state and national level, she shares her knowledge organizing educational courses. For legal issues she has been involved either lobbying for legislative change or advocacy work.
Her training, research, and publications are known locally, nationally and internationally. She has been recognized for her extensive continuing education by the American Academy of Audiology earning the “Scholar” award for 2003-4 and by the American Speech and Language Association with the distinguished ACE awards for two consecutive years, 2004 and 2005.
Dr. Judy Curtin is a faculty member of West Chester University (since 2000) and formerly its Hearing Clinic Coordinator. She guests lectures at other similar institutions. She is a former Chair for Hearing and Hearing Disorders in Childhood for the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association.