AG Bell announced today that Donald M. Goldberg, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/A, FAAA, LSLS Cert. AVT, has been selected by the AG Bell Board of Directors as the association's president-elect for the 2010-2012 term.
Goldberg currently serves as president of the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language and in that role is a member of the AG Bell Board of Directors. He is co-director of the Hearing Implant Program at the Cleveland Clinic and is a world leader in the assessment of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, school-age children and adult patients who are deaf or hard of hearing, and the auditory-based (re)habilitation of patients who are recipients of unilateral or bilateral (both simultaneous and sequential) cochlear implants.
Goldberg is the author of numerous research articles in the areas of cochlear implants, auditory-verbal therapy, speech-language-auditory assessment, educational audiology and counseling, and is a co-author of Educational Audiology for the Limited Hearing Infant and Preschooler: An Auditory-Verbal Approach (Pollack, Goldberg, and Caleffe-Schenck, 1997). Goldberg is a regular presenter at national and international forums on those same topics. He will officially become president of AG Bell in June 2012.