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About Tinnitus Practitioners Association

The Tinnitus Practitioners Association is a non-profit professional organization of audiologists dedicated to providing tinnitus and sound sensitivity care to their patients. The TPA supports their efforts through professional and practice development, education, research, and public awareness of tinnitus and sound sensitivity rehabilitation and prevention.

The Staff

Merideth Eldridge
Executive Director

Paula Jensen
Business Manager

Denise St. Pierre
Office Assistant

Board of Directors
The Tinnitus Practitioners Board of Directors reviews, makes recommendations and provides guidance to the organization regarding protocols, program development and implementation, evaluation of certification, and provides public and professional awareness of the organization.

Natan Bauman, MS Eng, EdD
Founder and Chairman of the Board

Merideth Eldridge, MA
Jennifer Gans, PsyD
Marsha Johnson, AuD
Arnold Lieberman, JD 
Michael Lowery, BS
Tricia Sheehan Scaglione, AuD
Cindy Simon, AuD

Association Members
Membership in the Tinnitus Practitioners Association requires specific credentials and a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Audiology from an accredited university. The majority of TPA members hold doctoral degrees in Audiology. Membership requires strict compliance with the Tinnitus Practitioners Association Code of Ethics which is similar in scope and purpose to ethical practice codes of other learned professions.

Home Office
Tinnitus Practitioners Association is located at:
2661 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518

Understanding Tinnitus
Frequently asked questions

Your Life with Tinnitus
How does tinnitus affect your life?

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