OUR DEDICATED AUDIOLOGISTS
Melissa Segev, Au.D. , F.A.A.A.
Audiologist – Annapolis Office
Dr. Segev is the co-owner of Audiology Associates and is a Maryland native who grew up in Baltimore. She received her undergraduate degree from Towson University and her clinical doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) from the University of Pittsburgh. Her academic awards include the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Emeritus Award, Ann Pascasio Award, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology Student Scholarship. She currently serves as President of the Maryland Academy of Audiology and is currently a fellow member of the American Academy of Audiology and the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. She has given talks at national conventions on hearing loss and the best ways to manage patient care. Dr. Segev specialize in the programing and fitting of hearing aids as well as balance disorders. Dr. Segev believes that early treatment of hearing problems can greatly improve quality of life for the entire family, not just the individual. When not at work, Dr. Segev can be found with her two young sons, husband, and goldendoodle in the Annapolis area.
Briana Bruno Holtan, Au.D. , F.A.A.A.
Audiologist – Carney Office
Dr. Bruno Holtan is the co-owner of Audiology Associates, Inc. and received her Master’s degree (M.S.) in Audiology from Towson State University and Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. She hails from Norfolk, Virginia. She grew fond of the Baltimore area due in large part to the late Dr. Craig Johnson, an advocate for autonomy in audiology, when she joined the Audiology Associates, Inc. team in 1997 and was mentored by Dr. Johnson throughout her early career. She has extensive knowledge of and experience in the evaluation and fitting of advanced state-of-the-art hearing aid technologies. Dr. Bruno Holtan uniquely combines this knowledge and experience with the ability to understand patient needs and concerns. She feels that understanding each patient’s life experiences and lifestyle is not only important but is also critical to improving their hearing needs. In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Bruno Holtan has served as the Treasurer and President of the Maryland Academy of Audiology. She has worked tirelessly on behalf of audiologists and consumers on both the state and federal legislative fronts. She is co-author of “Institutionalizing Patient’s Freedom of Choice”, a published article in “Audiology Today.” Dr. Bruno Holtan is married. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Golden Retriever, and immediate and extended families. She also enjoys gardening, hiking, and fishing.
Sofia Roller, Au.D. , F.A.A.A.
Audiologist – Wilkens Avenue and Fairhaven Offices
Dr. Roller joined Audiology Associates in 2017. She is a Maryland native who grew up in Montgomery County, Maryland. Dr. Roller’s passion for hearing healthcare stems from her personal experience; she was born with genetic single-sided deafness and grew up with family members who are also hard-of-hearing. She received her undergraduate degree from James Madison University where she continued on to achieve her clinical doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.). Her dissertation involved the development and deployment of a portable hearing testing system which investigated the binaural processing abilities of children with aural atresia. She is currently a fellow member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and the Maryland Academy of Audiology. Dr. Roller is passionate about early intervention for congenital hearing loss, improving quality of life for all ages through advanced hearing technology, and advocation of hearing loss. When not at work, she is probably playing sports, trying a new restaurant or recipe, or dreaming about the beach!
Aimee Kaplan, Au.D. , F.A.A.A.
Audiologist – Timonium Office
Dr. Kaplan received her Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from Towson University in 2004. She continued her education at Towson University, receiving her Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) degree in 2008. Dr. Kaplan has worked in the Audiology Associates, Inc.’s Timonium office since the office opened in 2009. Prior to working at Audiology Associates, Inc., Dr. Kaplan worked for a large ENT practice located in Towson. Her clinical interests include audiologic evaluations for adult and pediatric patients, hearing aid fittings, tinnitus management, and balance disorder evaluations and treatment. In her free time, Dr. Kaplan enjoys spending time with her family (husband and 2 children), reading, and being involved in the Hereford Zone community, where she resides. Dr. Kaplan is currently a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) and Maryland Academy of Audiology (MAA). She recently was voted to be member-at-large for the Maryland Academy of Audiology.
Jennifer Kincaid, Ph.D., CCC-A
Audiologist – Ellicott City Office
Dr. Kincaid earned her Bachelor of Sciences degree and Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Audiology from James Madison University. While at James Madison University, she completed internships with the University of Virginia Medical Center, the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center, and a private otolaryngology clinic in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Her doctoral dissertation focused on research into cochlear dead regions and frequency compression hearing aid technology. Dr. Kincaid practiced audiology at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and Hearing HealthCare, Inc. in Rockville, MD prior to joining Audiology Associates, Inc. in 2016. She has extensive experience in evaluating the auditory system and fitting advanced hearing aid technologies. Dr. Kincaid enjoys working with patients of all ages and prides herself on a compassionate, patient-first approach to hearing care.
Corinne Richards, Au.D. , F.A.A.A.
Audiologist – Easton Office
Dr. Richards received her undergraduate degree in 2003 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she majored in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Shortly after graduation she attended Central Michigan University (CMU) where she received her doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.). Her clinical externship was done in Detroit, MI at the Michigan Ear Institute from 2006-2007. In May 2007 she graduated from CMU with honors and accepted a position with a non-profit clinic in Chicago, IL specializing in pediatrics and educational audiology. In 2011 she and her family made the move to Maryland’s Eastern Shore to join the Audiology Associates Inc. team. Throughout her career as an audiologist Dr. Richards has taken special interest in humanitarian audiology and has spent time in Ghana, West Africa fitting hearing aids to those in need. Dr. Richards is married to her high school sweetheart and together they have 2 children, a girl and a boy. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, camping, and refurbishing old flea market furniture.
Candace G. Robinson, Au.D.
Audiologist – Lutherville Office
Candace G. Robinson, Au.D. is the Director of Audiology for our practice. She earned her Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from University of Florida. She earned her Master of Science (M.S.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Communication Sciences and Disorders, from Towson University. She has been providing clinical audiology and hearing aid services for over twenty years to children and adults of all ages. Since 2001, she has provided clinical training for many audiology graduate students. From 2008-2014, she served as the clinical director for the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program at Towson University and taught various audiology courses, where she also currently teaches Practice Management. She also co-authored and published “Development of a formative and summative assessment system for Au.D. Education,” in June of 2013, in the American Journal of Audiology. She is passionate about using best, evidence-based practices to provide excellent patient care, while individualizing treatment that is tailored to each patient’s personal communication goals. She currently serves on the Maryland Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists and Hearing Aid Dispensers. She is certified by the American Speech, Language & Hearing Association (ASHA). She is also a fellow member of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), and the Maryland Academy of Audiology (MAA). Outside of audiology, she spends her time with her precious children, husband and many adopted pets. She is also a basketball, baseball, soccer and football fan!
Mikayla Abrams, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology – Union Memorial Office
Dr. Mikayla Abrams received her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree and Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree at the University of Maryland College Park. Her doctoral capstone research studied the performance of native vs. non-native speakers of English on speech recognition tasks in a real-world environment. Dr. Abrams was initially drawn to audiology by her sibling who was born with a severe hearing loss. Her passion for the field has grown to include assisting patients of all ages in minimizing the impact of hearing loss and balance disorders on their quality of life. Dr. Abrams is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the Maryland Academy of Audiology (MAA), and is certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). In her spare time, Dr. Abrams enjoys traveling, staying active, and spending time with family.
Deirdre Courtney, Au.D.
Dr. Courtney received her Bachelors of Science (B.S.) degree in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from Towson University in 2010; where she went on to earn her Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) degree in 2014. Dr. Courtney joined our team in 2018, taking over our Glen Burnie location following Dr. Rouleau’s retirement. Prior to working at Audiology Associates, Inc., Dr. Courtney worked for a commercial practice in Rockville, as well as an ENT practice located in Frederick and Hagerstown. Her clinical interests include audiologic evaluations across the lifespan, taking a special interest in pediatric patients, hearing aid fittings, tinnitus management, and balance disorder evaluations and treatment. When not at work, you will find Dr. Courtney spending time with her family (husband and 2 children, a boy and a girl), exploring the downtown Frederick area where they live, or learning new decorating techniques for baked goods. Dr. Courtney is currently a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) and Maryland Academy of Audiology (MAA) as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology. She recently was voted to be member-at-large for the Maryland Academy of Audiology.
OUR PATIENT CARE COORDINATORS
Patient Care Coordinator – Glen Burnie Office (410) 760-4327
Patient Care Coordinator – Carney Office (410) 668-5500
Faith has been with AAI for the past 10 years in the Carney office. She has 2 grown sons and 1 daughter in college and 2 grandchildren. Faith and her husband enjoy Ravens football, the Orioles and lacrosse games. “Our patients make me smile and I am glad when we are able make their day brighter!”
Patient Care Coordinator – Baltimore (St. Agnes, Wilkens Ave.) Office (410) 646-3100
Rosemary has over 30 years experience in the role of administrator in the medical field with concentration on medical billing and coding. She has 18 years in the Audiology field offering administrative support to Audiology Associates. Rosemary graduated from Archbishop Keough High School and has continued her education with classes that concentrate on Accounting within the Medical setting. Her experience at Audiology Associates has given her a solid understanding of the scope of practice for Audiologist and the variables of hearing devices. She has acted as our Patient Advocate in getting hearing aid claims paid.
Patient Care Coordinator – Easton Office (410) 820-9826
Tanya was born and raised in Baltimore Maryland and has lived on the Eastern Shore for 6 years now. She is also a wife of 16 years and a mother of 3 children that are her heart and soul. “I enjoy dancing, visiting new places, time with my girlfriends and I am a die hard Baltimore Ravens fan!”
Patient Care Coordinator
Ashley grew up in Severna Park, but now lives in Annapolis. She has a kitten she rescued named Linus. She enjoys reading, traveling, and shopping.
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