Douglas L. Beck, MA, AuD, CCC-A, F-AAA
Douglas Beck earned his Master’s Degree at the University of Buffalo (1984) and his Doctorate from the University of Florida. He began his career in Los Angeles at the House Ear Institute in cochlear implant research and intraoperative cranial nerve monitoring. By 1988, he was Director of Audiology at Saint Louis University. In 1996, he co-founded a multi-office dispensing practice in St Louis. In 1999, he became President and Editor-In-Chief of AudiologyOnline.com, SpeechPathology.com and HealthyHearing.com. Beck joined Oticon in 2005 as Director of Professional Relations. From 2008 through 2015, he served as Web Content Editor for the American Academy of Audiology (AAA). In 2016, Beck became Senior Editor for Clinical Research at the Hearing Review and was appointed adjunct Clinical Professor of Communication Disorders & Sciences at the State University of New York at Buffalo. In 2017, he became the Executive Director of Academic Sciences for Oticon. Beck is among the most prolific authors in audiology with 161 published articles and more than 1200 abstracts, interviews and op-eds written for the AAA (2008-2015) and Audiology Online (1999-2005) addressing a wide variety of audiology and professional topics.