Services

Our Clinical Faculty

Michael Doing, Au.D. CCC-A

Dr. Doing joined USF in 2020, working on various projects with Drs. David and Ann Clock Eddins in the Auditory & Speech Sciences Laboratory. He transitioned to his current role after serving as interim inpatient and outpatient audiologist at Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Doing received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, and his Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. His areas of interest include: pediatric and adult diagnostics, amplification, newborn hearing screening, and ototoxicity.

  

Nichole Dwyer, Au.D. CCC-A

Dr. Dwyer joined USF as a clinical audiologist in 2021 after completing her 4th year externship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Western Kentucky University and Doctor of Audiology degree from Vanderbilt University. At Vanderbilt, Dr. Dwyer completed a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) traineeship, National Institutes of Health T-35 research fellowship, and the specialty track in pediatrics. Her primary areas of interest include cochlear implants and pediatric audiology.

 

Hannah Gospodinsky, Au.D. CCC-A

Dr. Gospodinsky joined USF as a clinical audiologist in 2019, after completing her 4th year externship at the USF CSD Hearing Clinic. Dr. Gospodinsky received her bachelor’s degree and her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of South Florida. Her primary areas of interest include cochlear implants as well as amplification services including selection, fitting and maintenance of hearing aids, bone anchored implants, and assistive listening devices.   

 

Lisa Hansel, MBA, Au.D. CCC-A

Dr. Hansel specializes in adult hearing and vestibular/balance evaluations, along with the provision of amplification services, including selection, fitting, and maintenance of hearing aids. She received her Doctor of Audiology degree from Nova Southeastern University (NSU). In addition to her tenure at USF, Dr. Hansel has worked as an assistant professor/clinical instructor at NSU, and as a clinical audiologist at a large ENT/Audiology practice in Tampa and a Falls and Balance clinic at a Columbus, Ohio hospital. She currently serves on the Executive Board for the Florida Academy of Audiology.

 

Megan Johnson, Au.D. CCC-A

Dr. Johnson joined USF as a clinical audiologist in 2016, after completing her 4th year externship at the USF CSD Hearing Clinic. Dr. Johnson received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of South Florida. Her primary areas of interest include pediatric audiology and cochlear implants, although she enjoys working with adults and children of all ages. Currently at USF, Dr. Johnson evaluates hearing for children and adults, works with cochlear implants, and works with hearing aids.

 

Valerie Schiavo, Au.D. CCC-A, ABA

Dr. Schiavo joined USF as a clinical audiologist in 2020 and currently oversees the newborn hearing screening program and outpatient clinic at Tampa General Hospital. She received both her Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical science and her Doctorate of Audiology degree from the University of South Florida. Dr. Schiavo completed her 4th Year Externship at a multiple location private practice where she gained experience working with diverse patient populations. She is currently board certified by the American Board of Audiology and her primary areas of interest include hearing aids, electrophysiology testing, and working with both adult and pediatric patient populations.

 

Devon Weist, Au.D. CCC-A

Dr. Weist serves as the Hearing Clinic Director. She joined the clinical faculty in August of 2013. She received her Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctor of Audiology degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. After graduating Dr. Weist worked at the University of Florida as a clinical instructor and then at an ENT/Audiology practice based in St. Petersburg, FL. Her primary areas of interest include adult hearing and balance evaluations as well as amplification services, including selection, fitting and maintenance of hearing aids, bone anchored implants, and assistive listening devices. Dr. Weist is the past president (2018) of the Florida Academy of Audiology and currently serves on the Executive Board for the American Academy of Audiology.

Front Office Support

We have 2 full time support staff who are available to schedule appointments, answer hearing related questions, and also answer questions related to insurance coverage for services and devices. Please call (813) 974-8804 to schedule an appointment or inquire about our services.