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Hearing Seminar - Learn About Hearing Health & Hearing Loss
Tuesday, January 30, 2024, 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Health and Recreation
Registration is required
Hearing health is closely connected to our overall well-being. Learn why understanding how hearing works can help you to preserve it. Hearing loss is not an isolated disease and often is connected to other chronic conditions.
Types and causes of hearing loss, early signs of hearing loss, hearing loss linked to other diseases and conditions (diabetes, vascular disease, depression, balance, dementia, tinnitus etc.), the impact of hearing loss and treatment.
Instructor: Dr. Katarina Vavrovicova, Echo Hearing Care.
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Credentials and Bio: My name is Katarina Vavrovicova and I am a clinical Doctor of Audiology, registered with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia and certified by Speech-Language & Audiology Canada. I graduated from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in the USA with a doctoral degree in Audiology in 2006 and relocated to practice in Beautiful British Columbia. I have been working with physicians and the medical community in the Vancouver area for several years and my focus is on restoring hearing and communication with a passion for helping people and improving their well-being state. I recognize the importance of being able to hear well, and how the quality of one's hearing can have a direct influence on a person's social life, physical well-being, and emotional state.
I also serve on the Board of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC. My previous experience includes working as a clinical supervisor at the School of Audiology & Speech Sciences, and participating in a multi-year research study at the University of British Columbia. In addition, I am actively involved in the community and teaching the public about hearing health.