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. Powel Jastreboff to receive her Tinnitus Retraining Therapy certification; also she studied 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.

She also studied under Dr. Powel Jastreboff to receive her Tinnitus Retraining Therapy certification. Rachel is working at 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.

Samantha Celli

B.Sc. M.Cl.Sc., Reg CASLPO – Audiologist

Samantha Celli received a Bachelor of Science with honours majoring in Biology and Psychology from McMaster University in 2014. From there, she went on to receive a Master of Clinical Science in Audiology from Western University in 2017. She joined the Elmira Ear and Hearing Clinic team in July 2017.

Brigitte Hillebrand

B.Sc. M.Cl.Sc., Reg CASLPO – Audiologist

Brigitte earned an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2015. She received her Master of Clinical Science degree from Western University in 2017. She has joined our Kitchener office team in May of 2017.

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