Mary Ellen Curran, Au.D., is the director of the Department of Audiology at Women & Infants Hospital. She joined the staff in June 2012. An audiologist for over 20 years, Dr. Curran worked clinically at Children's Hospital Boston at Waltham, South Shore Hearing Center and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary with patients of all ages. She is a past president of the Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association and has been active in lobbying for bills and reimbursement policy impacting children and adults with communication challenges.
Trained as a SKI*HI parent advisor, she has focused on pediatric audiology, dispensing of amplification and educational audiology for much of her career. She has extensive experience working with patients who experience multiple challenges. Most recently as a trainer for a hearing device manufacturer, Dr. Curran has expertise in hearing devices and improving access to other electronic devices. She is a graduate of Salus University, the University of Connecticut and Rutgers University.
Sherri Lee Moniz, AuD, is a clinical audiologist in the Department of Audiology at Women & Infants Hospital. She received her doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh in April 2008, upon completing her fellowship at Women & Infants Hospital. Prior to her current position, Dr. Moniz was a clinical audiologist at Plymouth Ears, Nose and Throat, in Plymouth, MA, where she developed a pediatric audiology protocol, and assessed and managed hearing and balance disorders in both children and adults.
She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She currently serves as a member on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Team Provider Education Committee. She is also an audiology consultant at Jordan Hospital in Plymouth, MA where she manages the newborn hearing screening program.
Dr. Moniz's forte is assessment of hearing disorders, central auditory processing disorders, and hearing aid management in both the pediatric and adult populations.She is currently participating in a research study investigating the effects of "white coat syndrome" in the pediatric audiology clinic.
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