Dr. Susan Parr, Au.D.Owner and Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Parr doing mission work in Mexico.
Dr. Susan Parr, Au.D. is a Board Certified audiologist who specializes in assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with hearing and balance disorders. Dr. Parr also holds a Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification and a Concussion Certification from the American Institute of Balance. Hearing problems occur in every age range, from birth to geriatrics. Dr. Parr can perform a complete assessment which includes: audiometric testing, auditory processing testing and rehabilitation, tinnitus evaluations, counseling and retraining therapy, otoacoustic emission testing, industrial hearing screenings, dizziness and balance testing and therapy, hearing aids and middle ear evaluations. Dr. Parr enjoys satisfying patients who have not been happy with previously fit hearing aids by using the most advanced technology to individually custom fit the patient’s hearing loss, needs and life style.
Dr. Parr was the owner of Parr’s Pro Hearing Services, a multi-office practice in Huntingdon and Lewistown, Pennsylvania for twenty years performing all aspects of a clinical and industrial audiology practice. Additionally, she has been the Director of Audiology in hospital settings.
Dr. Parr earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Education and Spanish from West Virginia Wesleyan College, a Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders with emphasis in Audiology from the Pennsylvania State University and Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida. She is a Course Director for the Council for Accreditation Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) and is American Board of Audiology (ABA) certified. Dr. Parr served on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), Regional Captain for State Leaders for the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), President and Treasurer for the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology (PAA), Northern Regional Representative and President for the Georgia Academy of Audiology (GAA), and a fellow of the National Hearing Conservation Association. Dr. Parr has presented at ADA, AAA and PAA conventions on Advocacy and Private Practice, The Role of the Preceptor and Private Practice Audiology. She has served as Adjunct Professor for the University of Pittsburgh, Bloomsburg University and Towson University. Dr. Parr has organized and participated in several Hearing Aid Missions to Mexico, Brazil and the Dominican Republic.
Dr. Parr has been recognized by the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology receiving the 2009 George Osborne Honors Award in recognition for her outstanding contributions to the profession of audiology.
Kerry CohenDoctor of Audiology
Kerry Cohen is a clinical doctor of audiology with nearly 20 years of experience. She has extensive experience working with people of all ages and in a variety of settings, including West Point’s Keller Army Community Hospital as well as Boston’s renowned Vernick & Gopal, LLC, an otology practice and Harvard University teaching facility affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Cohen is a member of the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association and a member of the Georgia Academy of Audiology.
Her professional interests include managing tinnitus, promoting hearing conservation from noise exposure, and encouraging the use of hearing protection, aural rehabilitation via hearing aids and auditory training, and the link between hearing and cognition.
She earned her doctorate from Salus University in Pennsylvania and completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from SUNY colleges Geneseo and New Paltz.
Anita MauldinLicensed Audiology Assistant
Anita Mauldin, long-time audiology assistant to Dr. Susan Parr, is licensed by the State of Georgia. She attended the University of Georgia and holds a degree in medical office technology from Wenatchee Valley College in Wenatchee, Washington.
In 2011, Ms. Mauldin returned to her roots in Northeast Georgia and resides in Habersham County near her family. For over a decade, she has assisted Dr. Parr in patient care, including hearing aid cleaning, maintenance, and repair. She attends to the daily operations of the practice.
Ms. Mauldin attends conferences and webinars to stay current in the ever-changing field of audiology. Additionally, Anita has volunteered at The Torch Food Pantry in Cornelia for the past five years and enjoys gardening and cooking.