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Our Audiology Staff

audiologist-michelle-coutureMichelle Couture-Souvenir

Audiologist

Michelle Couture-Souvenir, Au.D. is the founder and owner of Hear 4 Kidz, Inc.(d/b/a Hear 4 U) and owner of Hear 4 U Inc., S.A.- Panama. Prior to venturing on her own, she served as a pediatric audiologist and rehabilitative services manager at the Miami Children's Hospital. Dr. Couture-Souvenir graduated with a B.S. from Central Michigan University in 1990, received a M.A. in Audiology from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1992, a M.S. in Health Care Administration from Barry University in 1996 and a Doctorate in Audiology from Arizona School of Health Sciences in 2002. She is a member of ASHA and AAA and holds a State of Florida professional license in Audiology.

Besides her many educational achievements, Dr. Couture-Souvenir has a passion for pediatric audiology and a tenacious drive towards humanitarianism. She has promoted an active involvement in two separate international humanitarian projects helping hearing impaired children around the world.

 

Jackie M. Davie Jackie M. Davie

Audiologist

Jackie M. Davie, Ph.D., CCC-A, who joined our practice in the Fall of 2013, is a Florida CMS approved Pediatric Audiologist and a Clinical Coordinator for the Florida Special Olympics Healthy Hearing Program.

Dr. Davie completed her doctoral degree at The Pennsylvania State University in 2005, were she worked on an N.I.H. grant assessing ear infections in infants and toddlers. She completed her clinical fellowship at Towson University near Baltimore, Maryland. She completed her Master's Degree in 1996, also at The Pennsylvania State University.

Previously before joining the practice, Dr. Davie worked in academia as an Associate Professor in the Audiology Department at Nova Southeastern University, where she maintains an Adjunct Faculty position, along with being an Assistant Professor at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. She has taught courses in Pediatric Assessment and Rehabilitation, Psychoacoustics, Implantable Hearing Devices, Diagnostic Audiology (Immittance and Otoacoustic Emissions) and Genetics for Audiologists for local and UK students. She also held a clinical position at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and a field instructor position at The University of Pittsburgh.

 

Leslie D. Walker M.S.-A Leslie D. Walker M.S.-A

FAAA, Educational/Pediatric Audiologist

Leslie D. Walker currently has served for 4 years and presently serves P/T as a licensed educational audiologist for the Miami Dade County Public School System. Leslie received her Master's in Audiology from Illinois State University in 2006 and she is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida. Leslie joined Hear 4 Kidz in June 2009.

Leslie has an extreme passion for educational audiology, as well as pediatric audiology. She is actively pursuing her certification as an Auditory Verbal Therapist (AVT) to provide comprehensive aural rehabilitation to children in the Miami-Dade County.

 

Sonia VelezSonia Velez

Office Manager

Was born and raised in South Florida. She has a niece who is hearing impaired. This is how Sonia and Dr. Couture-Souvenir met. Her niece was diagnosed with a hearing loss by Dr. Couture-Souvenir. Since this time, Sonia had a passion to work with Hear 4 Kidz. Prior to working with Hear 4 Kidz, Sonia worked in customer service for 8 years.

In 2013 Sonia became a certified Audiologist's Assistant. She desires to get her certification and a hearing instrument specialist.

 

Jessica FontanezJessica Fontanez

Office Assistant

Jessica joined Hear 4 Kidz (Hear 4 U) in May 2013, as an office assistant. She was raised in Homestead, FL. She came to us with both a customer service and office management background. She desires to become certified as an Audiologist's Assistant.

Hear 4 U – Panama

Lic. Alexeis A. SerranoLic. Alexeis A. Serrano

Fonoaudiologist

Alexeis is a licensed Fonoaudiologist in the Republic of Panama. He joined our staff in May 2011. He comes to Hear 4 U with 6 years' experience in diagnostic audiology (pediatric and adult) and proficiency working with hearing devices. He graduated with honors in 2005 from University of the Americas in Panama City.

 

Lic. Isabel BatistatLic. Isabel Batistat

Office Manager

Isabel Batista is the receptionist at Hear 4 U Panama. She joined Hear 4 U with education and experience in English Studies, Graphic Design and customer service.

 

Irina NajeraIrina Najera

Office Assistant

Irina joined our Panama practice in October of 2013. She joined us with a strong background in customer service and is a great addition to our team. She is also bilingual.