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Snyder makes appointment to Board of Audiology

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Nicole Ferguson, of Frankenmuth, to the Michigan Board of Audiology.

The nine-member board licenses and regulates audiologists practicing in Michigan.

“I thank Nicole for her willingness to serve on this board,” Snyder said.

Ferguson is a staff audiologist with the Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center where she also serves as the clinical champion for the teleaudiology implementation team. She also performs hearing evaluations, develops appropriate hearing rehabilitation with veterans, supervises and evaluates doctoral-level audiology students and assists veterans as the audiology patient advocate liaison. She previously served as an audiologist with Valley ENT Associates, PC. Ferguson holds a bachelor’s degree in communication disorders and a doctor of audiology, both from Central Michigan University. She will represent audiologists and replaces Lari Korpela.

Ferguson will serve a four-year term expiring June 30, 2017, and her appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.