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Audiologists

Our Audiologists help evaluate and treat individuals who have hearing and balance disorders.  These certified professionals work with adults and children across the lifespan to help them better communicate with others.

ASHLEY BULEN, AU.D, CCC-A

Dr. Ashley Bulen enjoys connecting with her patients and learning about their lifestyles so she can better help them with their hearing and balance needs.  She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology in 2011 from Kent State University and her Doctorate of Audiology degree in 2015 from the Northeast Ohio Au.D. Consortium (Kent State University, University of Akron, and The Cleveland Clinic).  Dr. Ashley Bulen is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence for Audiologists (CCC-A) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).  She has a passion for building long-lasting relationships with her patients and working with their families to improve quality of life through better hearing.  In her spare time, you can find her in a park with her husband and their two rescue dogs or cheering on all Cleveland sports.

MELANIE CORGILL-COX, M.S., CCC-A/SLP, F-AAA

Melanie joined our practice in 1992. She received her Bachelors of Science in Speech and Hearing Science in 1987 and her Masters of Sciences in Speech and Hearing Science in 1989 from the University of South Alabama. She trained at The Children’s Hospital of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama and has dual certification and licensure in the fields of Audiology and Speech and Language Pathology. Melanie is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association.  She is licensed by the NC Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologist and Audiologist as well as the NC State Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Board.

DAVID CROWLEY, AU.D., CCC-A, F-AAA

David earned his Doctor of Audiology degree in 2010 from Gallaudet University. He received his bachelor’s degree in communicative disorders from the University of Central Florida. He is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. He is a member of American Academy of Audiology. “How we communicate with others ultimately determines the quality of our lives,” he said. “My goal is to improve both” 

KAYLA CYPHERT, AU.D., CCC-A, FAAA

Kayla earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Cincinnati in 2020 and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Thiel College in 2016. Kayla is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. She also holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence for Audiologists (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (FAAA). In her free time, Kayla enjoys traveling, relaxing on the beach, reading, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

EVAN FISCHER, AU.D.

Evan is a North Carolina native from Charlotte, NC. Evan earned both his Doctorate in Audiology (2019)  and his Bachelor of Science in Biology (2015) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Evan is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathlogists and Audiologists. He enjoys assisting the patients achieve their communication goals through hearing aids and other assistive devices. When he is not cheering on the UNC TarHeels or Carolina Panthers, Evan is always on the lookout for a great place to eat. 

DANIELLE JENKINS, Au.D., CC-A

Danielle, originally from Florida, earned her Doctorate in Audiology from Pacific University in 2021. She received her Bachelor of Science in Communication Science and Disorders from the University of Central Florida in 2016, where she was also a member of the NCAA collegiate volleyball team. Danielle is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence for Audiologists (CCC-A) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). She has a desire for helping others and believes audiology gives her the opportunity to assist the lives of people who feel disconnected from their loved ones. After completing her final year as an extern at UNC Greensboro Speech and Hearing Center, she acquired an additional passion for providing support to the tinnitus and sound sensitivity populations. In her free time, Danielle enjoys exploring the outdoors, attending sporting events and creating new recipes in the kitchen!

ELIZABETH LAROSA, AU.D.

Elizabeth, originally from Virginia, earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in 2018. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Science and Disorders from James Madison University in 2014. Elizabeth is license by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. In her spare time, Liz loves cooking and traveling with her husband.

KIERSTEN LAWSON AU.D., ABAC, CCC-A, F-AAA

Kiersten is a North Carolina Native from Charlotte, NC. Kiersten earned her Doctorate in Audiology in 2016 from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her Bachelors of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences from East Carolina University in 2012.  Kiersten is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NCBOESLPA). Kiersten is ABA Certified through the American Board of Audiology (ABA), is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence for Audiologists (CCC-A) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). Kiersten is also a member of the North Carolina Audiology Association. She enjoys assisting patients regain the ability to communicate with loved ones through the use of new hearing aid technology.  Kiersten lives in the area with her husband and enjoys supporting the Carolina Panthers! 

CHERYL MEDLEY, M.A., CCC-A, F-AAA

Cheryl Medley completed her undergraduate degree at Louisiana Tech University. She received her Masters of Arts in Audiology from the University of Texas at Austin. (“Hook’em Horns!”) She has been practicing audiology and dispensing hearing aids since 2000. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and a member of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association.

MICHELLE MILLER, AU.D., CCC-A

Michelle earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida in 2019. Masters in Audiology in 1999 from East Carolina University and Bachelor of Science in Communication from North Carolina State University in 1997. She is certified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists. She values the role an audiologist serves in assisting patients to achieve their communication goals and maintain an active lifestyle. Michelle enjoys spending her free time with her husband and children and their two rescue dogs. She is a sports fan and loves to cheer on the Wolfpack!

CLAIRE MORGAN, AU.D., CCC-A

Claire earned her Doctor of Audiology degree in 2016 from Gallaudet University. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Longwood University in 2012. She holds her certificate of clinical competency (CCC-A) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. She is a member of American Academy of Audiology (AAA). She enjoys learning about advances in hearing aid technology and using that information to meet the needs of her patients.

APRIL R. SCOTT, AU.D., CCC-A

April earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Audiology from Appalachian State University in 2014 and her Docorate of Audiology from the University of Memphis in 2018. She completed her fourth year of externship at Alamance Ear, Nose and Throat in Burlington, NC. Dr. Scott is clinically certified in Audiology (CCC-A) by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. Dr. Scott enjoys working with patients of all ages and is particularly interested in diagnostic hearing evaluations, and hearing aid fittings and managment. In her spare time, Dr. Scott enjoys reading, traveling, cooking, exercising, outdoor activities, thrift shopping and spending time with her family and friends.

MICHELE M. SCHWARTZ, M.S., CCC-A, F-AAA

Michele completed her clinical fellowship in Audiology at the House Ear Institute in Los Angeles in 1993. She received both her graduate and undergraduate degrees from the University of Oklahoma: a master’s degree in audiology in 1992 and a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders in 1990. She is a member of Quota International of the Triangle, which serves the hearing impaired and disadvantaged women and children in our community. She is a fellow member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and certified in audiology by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). She holds licensing from the NC Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologist and the NC Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Board. She enjoys helping patients reconnect with others through advances in hearing aid technology.