Rebecca L. Witter, Au.D.

About Rebecca L. Witter, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology / Director of Public Relations

Dr. Witter has been with Hearing Evaluation Services since 2009.  In addition to being a clinical audiologist, she is also the Director of Public Relations for HES.  She is a graduate of the University at Buffalo and completed her clinical residency at Hearing Evaluation Services. While at UB, Dr. Witter conducted research on the development of drug therapies to prevent noise-induced hearing loss, specifically for individuals serving in the United States Armed Forces. Her research was published to Noise & Health in 2011.

Dr. Witter served on the Emerging Business Leader’s Advisory Board; a young professionals organization governed by the Amherst Chamber of Commerce from 2013-2016.  Her efforts as Vice Chair of the Board were focused on the role of small businesses and how they would contribute to the resurgence of the city of Buffalo.

Dr. Witter studied audiology abroad, traveling to schools and hospitals throughout England, Scotland, and Wales in an effort to gain a more global perspective on the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss. Upon completion of her doctoral degree, she was selected as the recipient of the nationally recognized “Who’s Who Among Students” award for academic achievement and leadership.  She is a strong supporter of the HearStrong Foundation, which serves to recognize individuals who have overcome their hearing loss and gone on to excel in sports, academics, and their careers.  Read more about her role as a HearStrong Ambassador here.

She is passionate about educating her patients so that they can make informed and educated decisions about their hearing healthcare.  Dr. Witter is the voice of HES; her monthly educational radio show airs on WBEN 930 AM where she discusses a variety of topics focusing on the impact of untreated hearing loss on patients and their families.  Dr. Witter’s is experienced in the areas of balance assessment and treatment, hearing devices, Bluetooth-integrated hearing technologies, and custom hearing protection for musicians and hunters.

Originally from Waterloo, New York in the Finger Lakes region; she lives in Buffalo with her husband Steve and their golden retriever, Ruben.

Education/Training:

2010 Doctorate in Audiology; State University of New York at Buffalo

2006 Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders; Nazareth College of Rochester

Licenses and Certifications:

New York State Audiology License

New York State Hearing Aid Dispensing License

Awards/Honors:

2013 Promoted to Director of Public Relations at Hearing Evaluation Services, Inc.

2013 Appointed as Vice Chair of the Emerging Business Leader’s Advisory Board

2010 Recipient of the “Who’s Who Among Students” Award for academic achievement and leadership

Graduated Cum Laude (with honors) from Nazareth College of Rochester

Publications:

Bielefeld, E., Witter, R., Henderson, D. 2011. Post-exposure treatment with a Src-PTK inhibitor in combination with N-l-acetyl cysteine to reduce noise-induced hearing loss. Noise & Health.

Memberships:

American Academy of Audiology (AAA)

American Board of Audiology (ABA)

Specialty Areas:

Vestibular Assessment and Treatment

Hearing Devices

Bluetooth-Integrated Hearing Technologies

Custom Hearing Protection

Counseling

Reviews

The following are patient reviews found on healthyhearing.com, a leading online information center for hearing healthcare consumers.  Hearing Evaluation Services of Buffalo, Inc. is proud to be considered a Healthy Hearing Preferred Audiologist Practice.