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About Winnipeg Hearing Centres

Founded in 1943, Winnipeg Hearing Centres has offered the best in hearing health care to Manitobans for over 74 years. We are proud to be a family-operated business with strong ties to our community.

A tradition of customer service excellence and a team of only the most highly qualified hearing health professionals has allowed us to grow into Manitoba’s leading provider of quality hearing health care.

Our 7 hearing centres service all of Winnipeg and surrounding rural communities.

We are extremely proud that, each day, more and more Manitobans place their confidence in our Winnipeg Hearing Centres team to care for their hearing health needs.

Our Clinical Team

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Dr.  Patrick DeWarle, Au.D., Reg. MSHA

Doctor of Audiology

I have enjoyed working in the hearing health industry since 1994 in both the Public and Private Sectors. I graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Masters of Clinical Science in Audiology in 1994. My Doctor of Audiology degree was obtained through Central Michigan University in 2005. I am a a member of the Manitoba Speech and Hearing Association and the Canadian Academy of Audiology. My areas of special interest include amplification, tinnitus counseling, and hearing conservation.

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Dr. Jody Ross, Au.D., Reg. MSHA

Doctor of Audiology

I completed my Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology through the University of Manitoba in 2002 and obtained my Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of South Dakota in 2007. I am a current member of the Manitoba Speech and Hearing Association. I have had the opportunity to work in both the private and public sectors in my career. My special interests include advanced digital hearing aid technology, pediatric audiology, and aural rehabilitation.

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Jim Selinger, M.Sc., Reg. MSHA

Audiologist

I have enjoyed working in the hearing health industry since 1975 in both the Public and Private Sectors including 10 years as Senior Audiologist/Manager of the Audiology program of Stanton Regional Hospital/Health Board (Yellowknife), 4 years as Director of the Hearing Conservation Program of Manitoba Health, 7 years with Manitoba Health as Senior Audiologist with the Westman Regional Hearing Centre in Brandon, and 4 years as Consultant Audiologist with Alberta Aids to Daily Living administering hearing instrument and assistive listening devices benefits.

I hold the distinction of having served as the President of the Manitoba Speech and Hearing Association. I am a member of the Manitoba Speech and Hearing Association and the Canadian Academy of Audiology. My current areas of special interest include advanced digital hearing instrument technology, universal newborn hearing screening, and auditory processing disorders in the elderly.

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Justin Maksymowycz, M.Cl.Sc.

Audiologist

I have had the pleasure of working as a hearing healthcare practitioner since 2014. I completed a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in psychology, through the University of Winnipeg; I went on to earn a Masters of Clinical science degree in Audiology through Western University in London, Ontario. I am currently a registered member of Speech and Audiology Canada and the College of Audiologists and Speech language pathologists of Manitoba. I have worked exclusively in the private sector with special interest in the areas of advanced digital hearing aid processing, tinnitus counselling/treatment, hearing conservation and the effects of hearing loss on cognition.

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Audra DeVisser, B.Sc., BC-HIS

I have enjoyed working in the hearing health industry since 2001. I graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a B.Sc.(Hons), and subsequently entered the Occupational Health and Safety Program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. I took a real interest in the damaging effects of occupational noise exposure during this time. I was on contract with the OHS Dept of a large manufacturer when an employment opportunity in the hearing health field was presented to me. I became very interested in the field, and 2 years later I graduated from the Hearing Instrument Practitioner Program at Grant MacEwan College. Since graduation, I have obtained my Board Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences.

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Dianne Lubinski, BC-HIS

Hearing Instrument Practitioner

I was employed with Winnipeg Hearing Centres in an Administrative position prior to entering the Hearing Instrument Practitioner’s Program at Grant McEwan College. I graduated in 2008. I have always wanted to pursue a career that focuses on improving an individual’s quality of life, and this seems to be a perfect fit. My administrative experience in the industry has allowed me to expand upon my skills in working with the elderly and pediatric populations. I find a career that involves helping people with hearing loss is personally and professionally satisfying.

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Kyle McCombs, BC-HIS

Hearing Instrument Practitioner

I have enjoyed working in the hearing health industry since 2006. I graduated with honors from the Hearing Instrument Practitioner Program at Grant MacEwan College in 2010. I became Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences (BC-HIS) in 2011. I have chosen this profession as my career because I find it extremely rewarding to empower our clients by providing them with the best possible hearing health care. My current area of special interest is advanced digital hearing instrument technology.

Teresa Wall

Teresa Wall Bc HIS

I have thoroughly enjoyed providing hearing health care solutions to Manitobans for over 25 years. I am a Board Certified Hearing Instrument Practitioner and a current member of the National Board of Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences. My current area of special interest is in Brain Hearing Technology and Tinnitus Sound Management and currently help people with hearing loss in both Winnipeg and Portage La Prairie Manitoba.

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