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Snyder makes appointment to Board of Audiology

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Teresa Zwolan, of Ann Arbor, to the Michigan Board of Audiology.

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

“Teresa brings additional leadership and talent to the board and I look forward to her good work,” Snyder said.

Zwolan is a clinical professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and the director of the University of Michigan Cochlear Implant Program. She served as adjunct faculty for the Wayne State University Audiology Program. She previously served as director of audiology for Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Zwolan co-founded the American Cochlear Implant Alliance and is vice chair. Zwolan earned a bachelor’s degree in audiology and speech sciences from Purdue University, master’s degree in audiology and hearing impairment from Northwestern University, and a Ph.D. in audiology and hearing impairment from Northwestern University. She represents professional members and replaces Peggy Jo Frank.

Zwolan will serve a four-year term expiring June 30, 2018. Her appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.