ADA 2022 Student Business Plan Competition Finalists to Square-Off at AuDacity
The ADA 2022 Business Plan Competition finalists have been selected—and final plans are underway for the live, in-person competition, to be held during the AuDacity Conference Business Plan Luncheon on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Finalists include the following:
Jasmin Rodriguez is a fourth-year Au.D. student at California State University Northridge (CSUN). She has been involved in local and national student organizations including President of her local Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) chapter and Member at Large for National SAA. These experiences inspired her to embrace another leadership role in SADA. Currently, she is completing her externship at Audiology Concepts in Minnesota. Her ambitions are to open a private practice that specializes in tinnitus with an emphasis that serves the Hispanic population.
Autumn Barron is a fourth-year Au.D. student at the University of Memphis and a current extern at Hearing & Balance Centers of West Tennessee in Memphis, TN. She is a member of the Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) subcommittee for students with hearing loss.
Kristen Moore is a fourth-year Au.D. student from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She received her B.S. in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and a minor in Human Development and Family Studies from Purdue University. Kristen is an Au.D. extern at the American Institute of Balance. Her primary interests include diagnosis and treatment of vestibular and balance disorders and electrophysiological assessment of the audiovestibular system.
Rachael Price is a fourth-year student from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She received her B.S. in the Habilitation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, from Texas Christian University. Currently, Rachael is an Au.D. extern at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. Her primary interests include diagnostics and treatment options for pediatric populations. Rachael’s ambition is to work as a pediatric audiologist specializing in special populations and family-centered care.
Camden Orologio, Au.D.
Camden Orologio, Au.D. is a 2022 graduate. He received a doctorate degree from the Long Island Audiology Consortium, completing clinical rotations in both private practice and hospital settings. His desire to pursue a degree in Audiology stems from the ability to integrate state of the art technology into healthcare. His clinical expertise includes diagnostic testing as well as hearing aid selection and fitting. With an in-depth understanding of the most up-to-date hearing aid technology, he is able to match patients with devices specifically catered for their lifestyles. As a long-time native of Long Island, he enjoys helping the community and providing solutions to hearing challenges.
Pallavi S. Sobun, Au.D.
Pallavi S. Sobun, Au.D. is a 2022 graduate of the Long Island Consortium (St. John’s University, Adelphi University, and Hofstra University). She is a native Mauritian who provides comprehensive care for patients with hearing and balance issues.
ADA would like to thank CounselEAR and CQ Partners for their sponsorship of the 2022 Student Business Plan Competition. Please visit www.audiologist.org for more information.