Our Staff

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Juliane Shantz

B.A. (HONS.) M.Cl.Sc., AuD.,
Reg. CASLPO - Doctor of Audiology

Juliane Shantz received a Bachelor of Arts with honours majoring in Psychology and Linguistics in 1993 from Brock University in St. Catharines. She earned a Master of Clinical Science from the University of Western Ontario in 1997. Her student research comparing linear and compression hearing instruments was published in The Ear and Hearing Journal in 1999. Juliane completed her Doctorate in Audiology in 2004 from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.

Juliane is interested in research in all areas of audiology with a keen interest in vestibular and balance disorders. She studied under Dr. Pawel Jastreboff to receive her Tinnitus Retraining Therapy certification and under Dr. Richard Gans for advanced training in vestibular and balance disorders at the American Institute of Balance, in Florida.


Rachel Dingle

Ph.D., M.Cl.Sc., Reg CASLPO – Audiologist

Rachel Dingle received her honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2005 and continued on to complete a Masters (2008) and a Doctorate (2012) at Dalhousie University. Her doctoral thesis used behavioural psychophysical methods to explore the neural mechanisms underlying sound localization in humans and was supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

Rachel studied under Dr. Pawel Jastreboff to receive her Tinnitus Retraining Therapy certification, and under Dr. Richard Gans for advanced training in vestibular and balance disorders and the American Institute of Balance. Rachel works primarily out of our Elmira location.

Alison Burton

B.A., M.Cl.Sc, Aud (C), Reg CASLPO – Audiologist

Alison Burton earned a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick in 2006 and a Master of Clinical Science from the University of Western Ontario in 2009. She joined the Ear and Hearing Clinic team in July 2009 and is involved in the infant hearing program at both our Elmira and Kitchener locations.

Andrea Richards

B.H.Sc. (HONS.) M.Sc., Reg. CASLPO – Audiologist

Andrea Richards received a Bachelor of Health Sciences (2001) and a Masters of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (2003) at the University of Western Ontario. Her student research was funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Presently, she works at the Ear and Hearing Clinic’s Elmira office.

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