Laura MacDougall brings her diverse background in health professions training to her role with The Hearing Specialists. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2013, and later graduated from Dalhousie University with her Master of Science in Audiology. Upon completing her graduate studies, Laura was selected as the Dalhousie recipient of the 2016 Canadian Academy of Audiology Student Award. Laura is a certified audiologist with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada, and is a member of SAC, SHANS and Sounds+.
Laura’s compassionate and caring nature is evident in her patient care approach. She strives to help educate and empower her patients to better manage their hearing loss and auditory disorders. Laura values working together with patients and their families to help develop the best suited rehabilitation approach for each person and family.
Laura lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, where she can often be found roaming the parks and trails with her trusted canine sidekick. Laura is thrilled to be working in her home province, and loves getting to know her patients and their communities. “The most rewarding part of my job is knowing my patients feel confident in their ability to manage their hearing loss and comfortable enough to seek my help when assistance is needed – I never want a patient to worry or feel as if they are a bother!”