Congratulations Seyma – Soon to be Au.D.!

As I approach the end of my externship rotation at JHBI, I want to share my experiences and express my gratitude to the incredible team here. This year has been both challenging and rewarding, filled with extensive learning and personal growth. JHBI offers a comprehensive range of services, including diagnostic evaluations, balance testing, implantable devices,…

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Meet the Extern – Seyma

I am Seyma Yalcinkaya, the JHBI Audiology Extern for the 2023-2024 year. After earning an undergraduate degree in Audiology from Istanbul Medipol University in Turkey and pursuing a Doctorate of Audiology at Gallaudet University, I have gained clinical experiences through internships in various clinics, hospitals, and rehabilitation centers. Growing up in Turkey and immersing myself…

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Meet the Extern – Edi

My name is Ediberto III Rodriguez De Jesus, but everybody calls me Edi. I am the JHBI Audiology Extern for the 2022-2023 year. I was born and raised in Puerto Rico, but after high school and thanks to a baseball scholarship, I decided to attend Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa. At Graceland, I completed my…

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Audiology in the Headlines

Pop-music artist, Justin Bieber, has been in the media headlines recently for his viral video explaining his recent diagnosis with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (RHS), and demonstrating his symptoms. Ramsay Hunt Syndrome (RHS) occurs when the varicella-zoster virus, which is responsible for the chicken pox, re-emerges within the body. When individuals recover from the chicken pox,…

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