Community Hospital

Meet the Staff

Melissa Newell, AuD.
Melissa Newell, AuD. has 13 years experience as a clinical audiologist, working closely with ENT, neurology, family practice and pediatrics. She earned her master’s degree in Audiology from Indiana University and her doctorate from the University of Florida. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, holds the Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is a member of the Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA).

Tricia O'Halloran MA, CCC-A/FAAA
Department supervisor Tricia O'Halloran, MA, CCC-A/FAAA, has a master's degree in Audiology from Northern Illinois University with 17 years experience in the field. She holds the Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She is responsible for providing services to many specialties, including neonatology, pediatrics, family practice, ENT, infectious diseases, and neurology. She also is coordinator for the newborn hearing screening at Community Hospital.