Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Emory Eastside and H2U Welcome Dr. Elisa Bobbit, Audiologist, as Guest Speaker for November Meeting

Snellville, GA November 4, 2009--- Holiday gatherings of friends and family are so important. What a social dilemma for those who find themselves in situations where background noise, loud music, and so many voices with different pitches block theirr time of enjoyment. Dr. Elisa Bobbitt, Audiologist, will be the November guest speaker at the H2U meeting to be held November 18th, 2:00 p.m., Snellville Senior Center, 2350 Oak Road, Snellville. She will be speaking on hearing, hearing loss, its affects, and hearing aids. Make sure that you mark your calendar for this great opportunity. This event is sponsored by the H2U-Health, Happiness, You program at Emory Eastside Medical Center and is open to the public at no charge.

Elisa Tucker Bobbitt earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences from Florida State University in 2001 and completed her Masters of Science degree in Audiology in 2003 from the University of South Alabama. While at the University of South Alabama, she was selected as a graduate assistant and awarded Outstanding Graduate Student from her graduating class by professors and clinical staff. She completed her externship and clinical fellowship at Premier Medical Group Ear-Nose- Throat in Mobile, Alabama and subsequently worked with the practice until 2005. She completed her clinical doctoral studies from the University of Florida earning her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree in 2006.

Dr. Bobbitt is licensed by the state of Georgia as an audiologist and serves on the Georgia Lions Hearing Committee. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and American Academy of Audiology (AAA). She joined Gadlage & Associates Ear-Nose-Throat practice in January of 2007. Dr. Bobbitt is originally from Seminole, Florida and currently resides in Alpharetta, Georgia.

The H2U-Health, Happiness, You affiliate at Emory Eastside Medical Center is a unique healthcare organization that empowers its members to manage their health and live a healthy lifestyle. Reliable health information is the foundation for a lifetime of good health. Members are provided with updates on medical discoveries, advances and treatment options. Through the H2U website, newsletters, national magazine, members stay up-to-date with scheduled educational and health events. An H2U member can participate in an online assessment of his/her health and will receive recommendations on tests and exams recommended. Personal health information can be entered confidentially in a password-protected, secure area for members only. H2U members are part of a community hospital and a group of 2,400 members who share these interests and enjoy opportunities for social interaction. Local and national discounts are available. Membership is only $15 annually. For more information, call the H2U Office, 770-982-2358, or visit and click on the Program tab.

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