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Audiology (Hearing)

Team

Page Beukelman, Au.D.
Page received her Bachelor of Science in speech, language and hearing (2014) as well as her Doctor of Audiology (2018) from the University of Arizona. She completed her pediatric audiology clinical training at Boston Children’s Hospital. She specializes in diagnostics, hearing aids and bone-conduction hearing devices. Page holds an audiology license in the state of California She joined Rady Children’s Hospital team in 2018 and works primarily at the Main Campus location.

Kristina Bevill, Au.D., CCC-A
Kristina received her Bachelor of Arts with honors in speech pathology and audiology at Calvin College and completed her Doctor of Audiology at Central Michigan University in 2021. While obtaining her doctorate, she completed pediatric-focused rotations at the Medical University of South Carolina and University of Michigan, as well as completing her final year of clinical study at Rady Children’s. She specializes in diagnostics, hearing aids and vestibular disorders. Kristina holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and an audiology license in the state of California. She works 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 Doctor of 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 the Main Campus location.

Keri M. Colio, Au.D., CCC-A, Cochlear Implant Clinical Coordinator
Keri joined Rady Children’s in 2013 and works at the Main Campus location, where she serves as the cochlear implant clinical coordinator. She received her Doctor of Audiology from East Tennessee State University in 2013 following completion of a four-year residency program. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in audiology from the University of Tennessee. Keri is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She maintains an audiologist license from the state of California and serves as a subject matter expert on the Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. Keri also serves on the board of directors for the Society of Ear Nose and Throat Advancement in Children. She works at the Main Campus location.

Shannon Doolittle, Au.D.
Shannon Doolittle received her Doctor of Audiology from San Diego State University/UC San Diego in 2020 and earned a Bachelor of Science in speech, language, and hearing sciences from Purdue University in 2016. Prior to joining Rady Children’s Hospital, Shannon completed her residency at UCLA Medical Center. She is a licensed audiologist and works primarily at the 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 Competence 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 at the 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 Doctor of 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 the Main Campus location.

TJwebpagephotoTara Jobin, Au.D.
Tara is part of the Diagnostic Audiology and Hearing Aid Management teams. She received her Doctor of 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 both at the Main Campus and ENT locations.  

Hu-AudiologyMichelle Lapid, Au.D,  CCC-A
Michelle joined the Diagnostic Audiology team in 2009 following completion of her Doctor 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 Competence 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.She works at the Main Campus location.

Erin 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 Doctor 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 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 is also a member of AG Bell Assocation and the American Cochlear Implant Alliance. She works at the Main Campus and ENT locations.

Hannah Litton, Au.D.
Hannah Litton received her Bachelor of Arts in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Redlands in 2017 and graduated from the University of the Pacific with her Doctor of Audiology in 2020. Prior to joining Rady Children’s, Hannah completed her pediatric audiology clinical training at Stanford Children’s Health. She is a licensed audiologist and hearing aid dispenser in the state of California. She works at the Oceanside location.  

Maureen 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 Doctor of 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 at the Murrieta and Oceanside locations.  

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 Doctor of 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 the Main Campus 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. She works at the inpatient/Hospital location.  

Ellen Smith, Au.D.
Ellen received her Doctor of Audiology in 2020 from San Diego State University and UC San Diego’s  joint audiology doctoral program. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from UCLA. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is a licensed audiologist and hearing aid dispenser, and works at the Murrieta location.

Kristen Stanton, Au.D., CCC-A
Kristen received her Doctor of Audiology from Indiana University, where she also earned a Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance. Prior to joining Rady Children’s Hospital, Kristen completed her audiology externship at Cleveland Clinic. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the state of California for audiology and hearing instrument dispensing. Kristen is part of the cochlear implant, hearing aid and vestibular evaluation management teams. She works at the Main Campus and Escondido locations.

Audiologist - Sumida-JohnsonAnn Sumida, Au.D
Ann has been an audiologist since 1991 and joined the Diagnostic Audiology team in 1996. Ann obtained a Doctor of 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. She works at the Main Campus location.

Janina 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 Doctor of 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.

Support Staff

Sarah Narofsky, Cochlear Implant Program Coordinator
Sarah joined Rady Children’s in August 2017 as the cochlear implant program coordinator and educational liaison. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in early childhood education and special education in 2008 from Northern Illinois University. She worked as a teacher for nine years before joining the audiology team.

Zindy Garcia, Hearing Aid Coordinator
Zindy joined Rady Children’s in April 2011 and has worked in Developmental Services supporting multiple departments. She has 25+ years of experience in administrative roles and has her degree in business management with a certificate in human resources management.  Zindy is a valued member of our team and works at the Main Campus location.

Purdy_25R low resJulie K. Purdy, Ph.D., CCC-A, 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.

Natalie Hunt, Audiology Aide
Natalie joined Rady Children’s in August 2020. She graduated San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech language and hearing sciences. She holds a current Hearing Aid Dispensers license and associates degree in American Sign Language. Natalie is working with Developmental Services and providing support to the Audiology team at our Main Campus location.

Alyssa Torres, Audiology Aide
Alyssa joined our team in May 2021. She graduated from Cal State San Marcos with a Bachelor of Science degree in speech-language pathology and plans to become a speech-language pathologist. Alyssa is working with Developmental Services in providing support at our Murrieta location. As a former patient at Rady Children’s, she is excited to work for the hospital that saved her life!

Donna Whitlock, Audiology Aide
Donna has been a member of the Audiology team since May 2016. She has worked with Developmental Services since 2015 supporting all disciplines. Donna has her degree in early childhood education from El Camino College in Torrance. She owned her own preschool for many years and worked as a lead teacher at the Cal State San Marcos children’s center. She works at our Oceanside location.

Rosabel Agbayani, M.P.H., Research Analyst
Rosabel is the mother of a child with hearing loss. She has a Bachelor of Arts in human development, a Bachelor of Science in communicative disorders and deaf education, and a Master of Public Health specializing in health promotion. Rosabel is the consultant for underrepresented populations for California Hands & Voices headquarters and volunteers her time as president of the board of directors for the organization. In her spirit of collaboration, she is the driving force for creating a positive movement for the benefit of all children, especially those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Her hope is to continue to build on the ideal of family-centered care, giving parents the access to comprehensive information from a wide variety of community resources. With the work of the team at California Hands & Voices, Rosabel hopes to bridge those essential connections within the community to enable children who are deaf or hard of hearing reach their highest potential.

Cheryll Putt, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Family Support Specialist
Cheryll has a Bachelor of Arts in sociology, a Master of Science in counseling and is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She supports and assists patients in navigating the path of hearing loss. She also provides support to the Speech and Audiology staff to help improve patient outcomes. Cheryll’s goal is to provide a over-arching perspective on how to manage the trauma and stress connected to hearing difficulties and loss so that children and families are empowered to reach their full potential.

Zykeisha Dewberry, Administrative Associate, Audiology and Speech Pathology
Zykeisha joined Rady Children’s in December 2019 as a recent graduate of San Diego State University, with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree in communication. She is a valued member of our team and provides support for both the Audiology and Speech teams. She works at the main campus location.