Libbey Gollhofer is a third year AuD student at the University of Washington in Seattle. Since beginning the audiology program, Libbey has been interested in focusing on pediatric audiology. Libbey is currently a trainee in the University of Washington LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) program, a selective leadership training grant that prepares the next generation of policy makers, faculty, clinicians and researchers to lead the maternal and child health work force. Libbey recently returned from a trip to Vietnam where she provided clinical audiology services to children and instructed professionals as to best practices for management of hearing loss.
This morning we went to visit two schools in Parintins that serve children with special needs. The first school, Glauber Viana Goncalves, has students of all ages with a variety of disabilities, suc..Read more
Today was a very busy day at the clinic with a big variety of different patients. We saw two individuals with profound hearing loss who were fit with their very first hearing aids today--they seemed..Read more
Our first day in Brazil has been very exciting--and exhausting. Martha and I landed in Manaus at midnight after traveling for the past 24 hours, so we went right to sleep. We woke up early to take..Read more
Our first day at the clinic here in Parintins was amazing. We woke up to a huge breakfast, courtesy of the wonderful staff here. We had different types of fruit, eggs, local cheese, and some local..Read more