Team

kristen-audiology-teamKristen Baisley, Au.D.
Kristen received her doctorate in audiology from Indiana University, where she also completed a Bachelor of Music in trumpet performance. She holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Kristen is part of the Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Managements teams. She works primarily at the Main Campus location.

Photo - Audiologist - BoldJennifer Bold, Au.D.
Jen has been a part of the Diagnostic Audiology team since 2002. She completed her doctorate in audiology from the University of Florida in 2003, her Master of Science degree in 1997 and her Bachelor of Science degree in 1995 from the University of Arizona. Jen is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and is licensed in the state of California for both audiology and hearing aid dispensing.  She works primarily at our Main Campus location.

Keri M. Cole, Au.D
Keri received her doctorate in audiology from East Tennessee State University in 2013 following completion of a four-year residency program. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in audiology from the University of Tennessee. Keri maintains an audiologist license from the state of California, is certified by the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is a fellow in the American Academy of Audiology. She provides services and support to hearing aid, cochlear implant and bone-conduction device patients. Keri joined Rady Children’s in 2013 and works at our Main Campus location.

Karen-Falliace-AudiologyKaren Faillace, Au.D.
Karen joined the Diagnostic Audiology team in 1990 and is a member of the Hearing Aid Management and Auditory Evoked Potential teams. She has also been a part of the Cleft Palate Team for many years. Karen is able to provide services in sign language and limited Spanish. She completed her clinical doctorate in 2005 from A.T. Still University/Arizona School of Health Sciences, her Master of Arts in 1990 from San Diego State University and her Bachelor of Arts in 1988, also from San Diego State University. She is board certified in the state of California, holds a certificate of clinical competency from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and is a current member of SENTAC (Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children). She primarily works in our Main Campus location.

Shani-Goldgrub-AudiologyShani Goldgrub, Au.D
Shani has been a part of the Diagnostic Audiology team since July 2007. She is also a valuable member of the Auditory Evoked Potential and Hearing Aid Management teams. Shani earned her doctorate in audiology from the University of Memphis in June 2007 and her Bachelor of Arts in communication disorders from Universidad de las Americas, Mexico City, in 1998. She provides support to our patients in both English and Spanish. Shani holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and is licensed by the state of California for audiology and hearing instrument dispensing. She primarily works at our Main Campus location.

Hu-AudiologyMichelle Hu, Au.D
Michelle joined the Diagnostic Audiology team in 2009 following completion of her doctorate of audiology from the Northeast Ohio Audiology Consortium at the University of Akron. She graduated from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and chemistry in 2005. Michelle is part of the Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Management teams. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and holds a certificate of clinical competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Michelle grew up with a progressive hearing loss and has worn hearing aids since the age of 3. She now has bilateral cochlear implants.

TJwebpagephotoTara Jobin, Au.D.
Tara is part of the Diagnostic Audiology and Hearing Aid Management teams. She received her doctorate in audiology from the University of Texas at Austin, where she also earned a Bachelor of Science in communication sciences and disorders in 2010. Tara holds a license in the state of California for audiology. She specializes in implantable bone-conduction hearing aids. Tara works at both our Main Campus and Oceanside locations.

ErinErin M. Levy, Au.D., CCC-A
Erin has been an audiologist since 2002 and has a passion for working with children and implantable devices. She received her doctorate of audiology in 2006 from the University of Florida, her Master of Science in audiology from Washington University (Central Institute for the Deaf) in St. Louis in 2002, and her Bachelor of Science in 2000 from St. Louis University. She holds a certificate of clinical competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, and is licensed by the state of California for audiology and hearing instrument dispensing. She is also a member of AG Bell Assocation and the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. She works at our both the Oceanside and Main Campus locations.

Maureen-Miller-AudiologyMaureen A. Miller, Au.D
Maureen became a member of the Diagnostic Audiology team in July 1999. She works as part of the Hearing Aid Management team and specializes in bone-conduction hearing aids. Maureen completed a doctorate in audiology at A.T. Still University in 2013. She earned a Master of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara, as well as a Bachelor of Science in speech and hearing science from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, N.Y. Maureen holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed with the state of California in both audiology and hearing aid dispensing. She works exclusively at our Oceanside location.

Kate (Catherine) Moyer, Au.D
Kate joined the Diagnostic Audiology team in 2006. She is a member of the Auditory Evoked Potential and Hearing Aid Management teams. She has specialized experience in working with bone-conduction devices and provides support to the Craniofacial and Cleft Palate teams. She earned a doctorate in audiology in 2007 from San Diego State University/UC San Diego and a Bachelor of Arts in communication disorders in 2003 from San Diego State University. She is a fellow with the American Academy of Audiology and holds a license in the state of California for audiology and hearing aid dispensing. She works at both our Main Campus as well as our Escondido location.

JulieSilvaJulie Silva, M.A.
Julie has been working on the Diagnostic Audiology team since 2003. She is a member of the Hearing Aid Management team and the Auditory Evoked Response team. Julie specializes in implantable bone-conduction hearing aids. She received her Master of Arts in audiology in 2003 from San Diego State University. Julie is a California board-certified audiologist and a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Julie-Strickland-AudiologyJulie Strickland, Au.D.
Julie has been an audiologist since 1982 and joined the Diagnostic Audiology team in 1987. She is the lead audiologist in the Auditory Evoked Response team and specializes in infant hearing assessment. She received her doctorate in audiology in 2012 from the Arizona School of Health Sciences and her Master of Science in audiology from Utah State University in 1982. She holds a certificate of clinical competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is licensed to practice in California and is a current member of the American Academy of Audiology and the Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children. Julie is also an adjunct clinical professor for the San Diego State University/UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Audiology.

Jennifer Stockwell, Au.D.
Jen joined the Diagnostic Audiology team in 2014 following completion of her doctorate in audiology from University of Texas at Dallas. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communications and speech and hearing sciences from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2010. Jen is a California-licensed audiologist and holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She also is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. Jen is part of our Hearing Aid Management team and works with implantable bone conduction hearing devices. She works primarily at our Main Campus location.

Audiologist - Sumida-JohnsonAnn Sumida, Au.D
Ann has been an audiologist since 1991 and joined the Diagnostic Audiology team in 1996. Ann obtained a doctorate in audiology in 2013 from A.T. Still University, a Master of Arts from the University of Massachusetts in 1991, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986. She is California board-certified and a current member of the American Academy of Audiology and American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Janina-Woodman-AudiologyJanina Woodman, Au.D
Janina has been a part of the Diagnostic Audiology team since 2000. She is also a valuable member of the Hearing Aid Management team. Janina received her doctorate in audiology from AT Still University in 2012, her Master of Science degree in 1995 from Purdue University, and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1991. She holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the state of California. She works at both the Escondido and San Diego locations.

Melanie T. Wright, Au.D
Melanie has been a part of the Diagnostic Audiology team since August 2005 and is also a member of the Hearing Aid Management team. She earned her doctorate in audiology from Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C., in 2005 and received a bachelor of science in communication disorders at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., in 2002. Melanie provides support to our patients in both English and American Sign Language. She holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the state of California. She works primarily at our Main Campus location.

Support Staff

Alex-Cazares-AudiologyAlex Cazares, Cochlear Implant Program Coordinator
Alex joined Rady Children’s in June 2010 as the audiology aide and has transitioned into the Cochlear Implant Program coordinator and educational liaison. He is a valued member of our Hearing Aid Management and Cochlear Implant programs, providing support to the teams and patients in both English and Spanish. Alex works at our Main Campus location.

 

Jackie-Rand-AudiologyJackie Rand, Hearing Aid Program Coordinator
Jackie joined Rady Children’s in March 2005 as the hearing aid program coordinator. She has 30+ years of experience in the healthcare field, including health education and prevention, physical rehabilitation, marketing and volunteer services. Jackie is a valued member of the Hearing Aid Management team and works at our Main Campus location.


Purdy_25R low resJulie K. Purdy, Ph.D., Audiology Manager
Julie has been a part of the Diagnostic Audiology team since 2007 and became the manager of audiology in 2014. She earned a doctorate of philosophy at the University of Utah in 1990, specializing in multicultural audiology and aging. She earned her Master of Science in 1985 and her Bachelor of Arts in 1983, both in communication disorders from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Julie holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and is licensed by the state of California. She primarily works at our Main Campus location.

Carol Audiology TeamCarol Sherwood, Audiology Aide

Carol joined the Audiology team as an audiology aide in June of 2016. She provides support to our patients in both English and Spanish. Carol earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of California, Riverside in 2012. She works at our Main Campus location.


Michelle Himes AudiologyMichelle Himes, Administrative Associate, Audiology and Speech Pathology
Michelle joined the team in July 2016 and has been working at Rady Children’s since September of 2015. She has an extensive background in administrative support and customer service. Michelle is a valued member of our team by providing support to both the Audiology and Speech teams. She works at the Main Campus location.