Erica L. Smith, Au.D., FAAA, senior audiologist with Associated Audiologists, serves the Leavenworth community full time as the practice’s clinic manager. She earned her doctorate of audiology degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas. Dr. Smith performed her clinical externship with Associated Audiologists. Her patient-focused approach to audiology earned her the title of Hearing Professional of the Year, Midwest Region. She was nominated for the honor by one of her patients. Dr. Smith is active in the Leavenworth community as a member of the Leavenworth Lion’s Club.