Northern Ontario Audiology Services has four full-time health care providers:
Robert Pell was one of the first graduates of the Master’s of Clinical Science program in Audiology at the University of Western Ontario. He began his career in pediatric audiology at Sick Kids hospital and went on to become chief audiologist at Toronto East General Hospital. Robert moved to Timmins permanently with his family in 1987 and has had the pleasure of serving his clients at Northern Ontario Audiology Services in Timmins for almost 30 years.
Marjo Luomala was born in Chapleau, Ontario to Finnish parents and was raised in South Porcupine. She received her Master’s of Clinical Science in Audiology from the University of Western Ontario and has since received specialized training in infant and children hearing aid fitting and Central Auditory Processing Disorders. She offers services in English and Finnish. Tervetuloa.
Katherine Storring was raised in Porcupine, Ontario. Katherine completed her Master’s of Science Degree in Audiology from the University of Western Ontario and has the added distinction of having had her research on Factors That Influence Seniors’ Use of Hearing Aids published in the International Journal of Audiology. Katherine returned home to Timmins in 2012 to raise her young family. She provides services in English and French. Bienvenue.
Edwin Lai is the newest member of the team and is a newcomer to Northern Ontario. Edwin earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from York University in 2013 and then graduated from Conestoga College in the Hearing Instrument Specialist Program in 2016. During his schooling Edwin also volunteered at St Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto, where he provided counselling and emotional support to patients and their families. Edwin is an energetic and caring young man who is looking forward to helping those with hearing loss. He provides services in English and Cantonese. 歡迎