Ball State University

"To prepare outstanding speech-language pathologists and audiologists"
2000 University Ave Arts & Comm Bldg Rm 104 Muncie, IN 47306

Clinic staff

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Blair Mattern

AuD, CCC-A

Dr. Blair Mattern is a licensed audiologist and the Audiology Clinic Director at the Ball State Audiology clinic. He earned a bachelor’s degree and his Doctorate in audiology from Ball State University and holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

Blair enjoys spending time with his family at the lake in summer and competitive sports when he is not busy helping patients hear better. 

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Laura Shaffer

PhD, CCC-A

Dr. Lauren Shaffer is a licensed audiologist and our Audiology Program Director in our Audiology Department.  She earned a PhD in audiology from Purdue University and holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.

Lauren enjoys ballroom dancing with her husband when she is not busy with her patients; together they train, compete and perform locally for charity events in their community.
 

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Claudia Updike

PhD, CCC-A, FAAA

Dr. Claudia Updike is a licensed audiologist and an Audiology professor here at Ball State University. She earned her Master’s degree in Audiology at State University of New York at Buffalo and then completed her Ph.D. in Audiology at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. She holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association, is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, American Board of Audiology and license to practice Audiology in the state of Indiana. At Ball State University, Dr. Updike teaches undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level classes among other functions within the college. Dr. Updike also does a consultancy with a local school system, wherein she provides diagnostic services, amplification consultancy, and educational audiology services.

Outside of audiology, Dr. Updike loves spending time with her family and friends, playing golf, traveling, reading, music and dancing.

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Greg Newman

MS, CCC-A

Dr. Greg Newman is a licensed audiologist and an Audiology Assistant Professor. He earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in audiology from Ohio University. He holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and is an expert in hearing aid technology.

Dr. Newman enjoys spending time with his wife and three children when he is not busy helping people achieve healthy hearing.

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Laura Stevenson

AuD, CCC-A

Dr. Laura Stevenson is a licensed audiologist who earned a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and her Doctorate degree in audiology from the University of Tennessee-Memphis Allied Health Science Center. She holds a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and specializes in pediatric audiology specifically ages birth to three years of age.

Dr. Stevenson enjoys traveling, outdoor concerts, participating in recreational sports leagues and spending time with family and friends.

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About this clinic

At Ball State, we're more than just educators- we're educational entrepreneurs. Combining top-flight talent with the top-notch resources Ball State has to offer, our students and faculty inject endless energy and creativity into what they teach and how they learn. The result - a university The Princeton Review calls one of the best in the Midwest.

Clinic services

Our clinic offers:

  • diagnostic hearing evaluations
  • hearing aid sales, dispensing and fitting
  • hearing aid accessories
  • hearing aid services
  • balance and vestibular management
  • tinnitus management
  • wax removal

 

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(765) 273-4685

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Hours of operation

Sunday Closed
Monday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday Closed

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