Dr. Kristen O'Connor has been with UMASS Memorial for over ten years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from UMASS Amherst, a Master’s degree in Audiology from Northeastern University and a Doctorate in Audiology from Salus University. Dr. O’Connor specializes in diagnostics, amplification and cochlear implant services for pediatrics and adults.
Tina Coderre has over 30 years of experience at UMASS Memorial. Mrs. Coderre holds a Bachelor’s in Communication Disorders from Worcester State College and a Master’s of Audiology from UMASS Amherst. Mrs. Coderre specializes in diagnostics, amplification for pediatrics and adults as well as Auditory Processing evaluations.
Ursula M. Findlen, PhD, CCC-A earned her doctorate in Speech and Hearing Science from The Ohio State University. She completed her certification fellowship at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary and practiced clinically at Franciscan Hospital for Children and Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital before joining the UMass Audiology Department. Dr. Findlen completes comprehensive diagnostics and fits amplification for traditional hearing aids, BAHA, and cochlear implant devices.
The Audiology department at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester provide the highest quality hearing assessment and hearing rehabilitative services for both children and adults.
We emphasize evidence-based diagnostic and rehabilitative methods combined with patient-centered counseling and care.
Our audiologists work closely with school systems and employers to ensure proper device utilization. Audiologists are available to consult with schools on classroom acoustics, seating arrangements and teaching strategies for dealing with students with hearing loss and assistive devices.
The UMass Memorial Hearing Improvement Center offers a full-service Hearing Aid Center for patients of all ages. Our hearing aid line is carefully selected from a variety of manufacturers and we offer state-of-the-art technology to maximize each patient’s potential benefit. Audiologists work with the individual patient to recommend amplification to fit personal needs and budget.
Audiologic Services Provided:
• Routine Hearing Testing
• Otoacoustic emission Testing
• Cochlear Implant Evaluations
• Auditory Brainstem Response Evaluations
• Central Auditory Processing Evaluations
• Site of Lesion Testing
• Vestibular Evaluations
• Hearing Aid’s
• Hearing Aid Evaluations
• Assistive listening devices
|Monday||7:00 am - 4:30 pm|
|Tuesday||7:00 am - 4:30 pm|
|Wednesday||7:00 am - 4:30 pm|
|Thursday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|
|Friday||8:00 am - 4:30 pm|
“The thing I liked best was their profession and their kindness. ”
“Friendly and courteous.”
“She was very thorough.”
“They were very thorough about the product. I really enjoyed the audiologist, she was nice.”
“She was very good with my son. ”
“They were very nice to me.”
“They were knowledgeable and I liked the information they provided. ”
“Courteous and helpful, answered all of our questions. ”
“She was nice. Very professional.”