James W Hall III is a part-time Professor in the Osborne College of Audiology at Salus University and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Hawaii in the USA. He also holds academic appointments as Extraordinary Professor in the Department Audiology and Speech Pathology at the University of Pretoria in South Africa and Visiting Professor in the Medical Audiology Program at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. As a graduate of Northwestern University and a former PhD student of Dr James Jerger at Baylor College of Medicine, Professor Hall can trace his audiology ancestry directly to the founder of audiology, Raymond Carhart.

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Making audiology work during COVID-19 and beyond

‘New normal’ is another phrase that has become synonymous with this pandemic. In this article, consideration for ‘low-touch’ and ‘no touch’ audiological pathways are described for adoption as the ‘new normal’ for hearing healthcare. The COVID-19 crisis has ushered in...

Pathways for becoming an audiologist in the USA: Part 2. Academic and licensure requirements today

Part 1 of this topic is available here. Professor Hall reviews current requirements for practising audiology in the USA; audiologists must have a Doctor of Audiology degree from an accredited university programme and a licence in the state where they...

Pathways for becoming an audiologist in the USA Part 1: the early years

Part 2 of this topic is available here. The Doctor of Audiology degree is required for clinical practice in the USA. In part one of a two-part series, Professor Hall reviews the evolution of academic credentialing for American audiologists, beginning...

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