Shawna Lee, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA
Dr. Shawna Lee is fully licensed by the state of Wisconsin and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association to provide comprehensive audiological and hearing aid services. Dr. Lee earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communicative Disorders from San Diego State University. She was awarded her Doctorate in Audiology by the University of California San Diego and San Diego State University.
Her prior clinical experiences at Rady Children's Hospital San Diego and Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton have allowed Dr. Lee to obtain valuable experience serving a diverse patient population. Dr. Lee worked closely with the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury team at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton to meet the unique needs of service members returning home with hearing and balance related problems. Dr. Lee recently served as lead clinic research coordinator for The Tinnitus Retraining Therapy Trial. This is a National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded study. She was trained in Tinnitus Retraining Therapy, which was developed by the world-famous Dr. Pawel Jastreboff. Dr. Lee was also responsible for developing and implementing a tinnitus program at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton for service members returning from deployment with debilitating tinnitus.
Dr. Lee has a personal understanding of the challenges faced by hard of hearing individuals; as she has been a hearing aid user since a young age. Creating a custom hearing solution for each patient is her passion and was her primary area of concentration through her Doctoral research. Dr. Lee is a firm believer in providing evidence based hearing aid fittings through the use of real-ear measures to ensure that each patient's communication needs are met.
She is committed to providing comprehensive, patient centered care to her patients here at Sacred Heart Head and Neck Center. Some of the services Dr. Lee is pleased to provide include but are not limited to the following:
Dr. Lee is pleased to have joined the Sacred Heart Head and Neck Center team, and looks forward to addressing the hearing and balance health of patients here in Western Wisconsin.