Juliëtte Sterkens, AuD
Juliëtte Sterkens, AuD, is an audiologist who worked in private practice for many years in Oshkosh, Wis, before taking the position of Hearing Loop Advocate for the consumer-advocacy group Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). In this position, she has traveled across the country to meet with HLAA Chapters and audiologists about the importance of telecoils and how to get a hearing loop project started in their community. Among many honors, she has been awarded the Wisconsin Audiologist of the Year, the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Presidential Award, the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Arizona School of Health Sciences, and the Larry Mauldin Award from Beltone. She is also the creator of www.loopwisconsin.com, an informational website for consumers, AV specialists, and hearing care professionals.
While the industry develops, tests, and ultimately deploys exciting new broadcast audio technologies like Auracast, it is critical that hearing...