Dr. Melinda C. Anderson is a clinical audiologist with the Marion Downs Hearing Center and has been providing clinical, audiological and hearing aid services at the University of Colorado Hospital since February 2010. She earned her B.A. from University of Florida, her M.S. from Vanderbilt University and her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech Language Hearing Association, and the Colorado Academy of Audiology.
Dr. Barbara Bell is a clinical audiologist at the Marion Downs Hearing Center at the University of Colorado Hospital where she provides a variety of clinical services mainly in the area of adult hearing and balance assessment and adult rehabilitation. She earned her B.A. from University of California at Santa Barbara, her M.A. from University of Northern Colorado and her Au.D. from Central Michigan University. She is a member of the American Audiology Association, American Auditory Society, the American Speech, Language Hearing Association and the Colorado Audiology Association, where she has served on the Board as Vice President of Education.
Dr. Shannon Burns is a pediatric audiologist for the Marion Downs Hearing Center at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colorado and is also the Coordinator of the Marion Downs Multidisciplinary COMPASS Team Clinic. She earned her master's degree from the University of Northern Colorado and her Doctorate of Audiology degree from the A.T. Still University / Arizona School of Health Sciences. She serves children with all types of hearing loss, including children who use bone anchored hearing aids, traditional amplification and cochlear implants.
Dr. Ron N. Olson is a clinical audiologist with the Marion Downs Hearing Center at the University of Colorado Hospital and he provides clinical services for adults including hearing evaluations, hearing aids, bone anchored orthostatic devices and aural rehabilitation. He has been a part of the team since 1999. He earned his B.S. and M.S. from the University of Wyoming and his Au.D from the University of Florida. He is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech, Language Hearing association, and the Colorado Academy of Audiology.
Other members of the clinical team at Marion Downs Hearing Center include:
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About this clinic
The Marion Downs Hearing Center at the beautiful University of Colorado Hospital was created to honor the legacy of world-renowned audiologist Marion Downs. The Center provides resources, education and research to support the needs of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, their families, the community and hearing health professionals.
Committed to the visionary ideas of Marion Downs, the Center values individual and family rights in communication and technology choices, and strives to optimize the quality of life for all it serves. The Marion Downs Hearing Center is recognized worldwide for its unique leadership and progressive innovations in the realm of hearing and deafness.
The Center provides diagnostic and rehabilitation services for hearing impaired patients of all ages, including infants. Rehabilitation includes medical intervention when necessary, the selection, fitting, and verification of hearing aids, assistive listening devices, cochlear implants, and aural rehabilitation classes.
At Marion Downs Hearing Center in 2011:
- 3,000 babies were screened for hearing loss at birth
- 100 people attended Sign Language Program classes and workshops
- 65 high school students participated in the Teen Program
- 100 audiologists, researchers, and teachers received professional training from us through workshops, conferences, and telemedicine
- 5,000 people received services in our comprehensive clinical program
We offer a variety of services to people of all ages with hearing loss. We perform every evaluation using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques:
- Comprehensive hearing evaluations for all ages
- Complete hearing aid services for all ages
- Cochlear implant services for all ages
- Custom hearing products and protection
- Musician’s earplugs and monitors
- Assistive Listening Devices
- Auditory Processing Disorder evaluations
- Aural Rehabilitation classes
- Medical evaluations for ear, hearing, & balance
- Balance function and vertigo assessments
- Hearing aid consultations and fittings
- Cochlear implant program
- Balance and Dizziness Clinic
- Speech Language Pathology services
We provide comprehensive management of hearing loss in infants and children with a nationally recognized multidisciplinary team of qualified professionals. Each child’s needs are evaluated and information and choices are given to parents to implement a comprehensive follow-up plan.
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|Monday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Tuesday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Wednesday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Thursday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Friday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Accepted forms of payment
- Financial Aid