Dave Fabry, Ph.D.

Chief Hearing Health Officer

As Chief Hearing Health Officer, Dave Fabry, Ph.D., studies and educates on the link between hearing loss and other health issues such as dementia, depression, and overall well-being. He works closely with the clinical audiology department to develop innovations to best meet patient needs, as well as with our engineering and marketing teams to help Starkey continue to design and provide superior products with the understanding that hearing care is health care.

Dave Fabry received his Ph.D. in hearing science from the University of Minnesota. Subsequently, he divided his career between academic/clinical roles at the Mayo Clinic, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the University of Miami Medical Center, and several industry positions. He served as President and Board Member of the American Academy of Audiology and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Auditory Society.

Additionally, Dave Fabry has served as Editor-in-Chief of Audiology Today and the American Journal of Audiology, and as Section Editor of Ear and Hearing. He is licensed as an Audiologist in Minnesota, Florida, and Rwanda.

His 40 years of industry experience and proven ability to implement forward-thinking concepts is instrumental in shaping the future innovations at Starkey.

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