LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Academy of Doctors of Audiology has elected Dr. Eric Hagberg, a Frewsburg native, to serve as its president for the 2012 program year.
"Dr. Hagberg has been long-recognized as a leader within the profession of audiology," said Stephanie Czuhajewski, ADA executive director. "He was elected by his peers because of his proven leadership abilities and his tireless support of student initiatives that encourage autonomous practice."
Hagberg, owner of Hearing Innovations with locations in Boardman and Liberty, Ohio, took office on Saturday, Nov. 5, during the annual ADA Member Business Meeting, which was held in conjunction with the Academy of Doctors of Audiology's annual convention in Bonita Springs, Fla.
"ADA is unique in its focus on direct patient care, and its commitment to providing tools and resources for audiology practice owners," Dr. Hagberg said. "I am honored to serve as ADA's president, and I look forward to working with the ADA board of directors to develop programs and services that promote best clinical and business practices within the profession of audiology and enhance opportunities for education and networking for ADA members."
Hagberg has been serving hearing impaired members of the Mahoning Valley since 1975. He received his Doctor of Audiology degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences, a division of the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is board certified in audiology and a fellow of the Academy of Doctors Audiology and the American Academy of Audiology.
Hagberg is a preceptor for students of the Northeast Ohio Audiology Consortium, the Doctor of Audiology program of Kent State, University of Akron, and the Cleveland Clinic. Hagberg co-authored the first hearing aid prescription fitting method and has multiple publications in respected audiology journals.