Ellicott City, MD Hearing Clinic
Welcome to Our Ellicott City, Maryland Hearing Clinic!
Individuals in Ellicott City, MD, have trusted the audiologists at Live Better Hearing with their hearing health needs for the last six years. Home to the oldest United States Train Station along the B&O Railroad, we’re nestled in Howard County among a bustling community of locally-owned shops, restaurants, studios and galleries.
Located on Dorsey Hall Drive, just across the Columbia Pike, our office is a short distance from Patapsco Valley State Park and Centennial Park. We have several parking spots available in front of our office and around the building, making it easy for any patent to reach our doors. And because we want to serve all of your needs, we offer different hours to enable everyone time to visit with one of our audiologists, from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and Fridays by appointment.
Our Hearing Care Provider
Dr. Stacey Samuels Cole
Dr. Stacey Samuels Cole is the Audiologist at our offices in Annapolis and Ellicott City, Maryland. She earned her Bachelor of Science degrees in Pharmacology and Rehabilitation Science from Xavier University of Louisiana and Louisiana State University Medical Center, respectively. She also obtained Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Rehabilitation Science with a concentration in geriatric clinical health issues. Dr. Cole relocated to Maryland in 1997 to pursue studies in Audiology at the University of Maryland in College Park, where she earned her Master of Arts degree in 2002 and Doctor of Audiology degree in 2014.
She currently holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A) and is state-licensed. Professional memberships include: Fellow of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology; The American Board of Audiology; the American Speech and Hearing Language Association (ASHA); the International Hearing Society (IHS); and the American Academy of Audiology (Fellow-AAA). In June of 2015, Dr. Cole was appointed to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers and Speech-Language Pathologists. Dr. Cole’s dissertation focused on the impact of cognition (working memory) and hearing loss on speech perception in the geriatric population, for which she was awarded the 2014 Student Mentored American Auditory Society Award.
Dr. Stacey Samuels Cole is dedicated to the provision of excellent hearing/balance healthcare. She ensures her ability to provide the best clinical services to her patients by maintaining cutting-edge knowledge of auditory/vestibular methodology. Her areas of expertise include audiological rehabilitation (i.e. hearing aids/amplification systems), cognition (working memory) and speech perception, and vestibular/balance testing and rehabilitation. It is important to her that each patient is educated on his or her hearing/balance status and applies this information to determine the best course of individualized treatment. Dr. Cole resides with her husband and daughter, Camille, in Ellicott City, Maryland. She enjoys white-water rafting, traveling, furniture restoration, and most of all, gardening.
- B.S.: Pharmacology @ Xavier University of Louisiana
- B.S.& M.S. in Rehabiliation Science @ Louisiana State University Medical Center
- Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science with a concentration in geriatric clinical health issues
- M.A. and Au.D./Ph.D in Audiology @ Univerisity of Maryland College Park
Licenses & Certifications
- Maryland Audiology License
- Louisiana Audiology License
- Maryland Board of Examiners Member
- Assessment and treatments of hearing and balance disorders
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