Andrew McGrath, AuD, is the Director of the Department of Audiology at Women & Infants Hospital.
Dr. McGrath is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and holds a doctorate in audiology from A.T. Still University. He has a faculty appointment to The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University as a clinical instructor of Pediatrics and is an assistant instructor in the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Rhode Island.
Dr. McGrath is a clinical audiologist with extensive experience with both pediatric and adult populations. In addition to his current pediatric focus he has a specific and extensive background in the assessment and management of balance disorders and has many years of experience in fitting both children and adults with hearing aids and other assistive listening technologies.
Prior to taking his current position at Women & Infants Hospital, Dr. McGrath was on the faculty at the Yale University School of Medicine.He has been involved in numerous research projects but his primary focus continues to be in the audiology clinic working with patients.
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 with Dr. Andrew McGrath, investigating the effects of "white coat syndrome" in the pediatric audiology clinic.
Mary Ellen Curran, Au.D., is a clinical audiologist in the Department of Audiology at Women and 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.
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