Alejandra Ullauri

Alejandra Ullauri, AuD, MPH, is a bilingual, board-certified audiologist. She holds a Master's degree in Audiology from Flinders University of South Australia, a Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida, and Master's in Public Health form Universidad San Francisco de Quito. She is the Director of Chicago Hearing Care, and the founder of Audiology En Español, an educational platform that teaches medical Spanish for audiologist. Dr. Ullauri’s interest in public health started as a student in Australia, where she learned about hearing health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders communities and the impact that audiologists can make when planning, developing, and implementing audiological services with a public health perspective. Since then, she has led and supported initiatives that aim toward improving hearing services in underserved communities. After completing her training in Australia, Dr. Ullauri worked at the pediatric cochlear implant program at Guy's & St. Thomas' Hospital NHS Trust in London. Upon her return to her home country Ecuador, Dr. Ullauri founded a cochlear implant program and contributed to the local efforts to implement cochlear implants services in publicly funded hospitals. She led the first study of prevalence of ear and hearing disorders in the country and the Latin-American region, following the WHO Ear and Hearing Survey protocol with funding from CBM and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Prior to founding Chicago Hearing Care, she managed the audiology department at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Ullauri is also a Certificate Holder–Audiology Preceptor.

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