Melissa Garber

Dr. Garber is a licensed audiologist and Clinical Instructor of Audiology at James Madison University. She received her B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and M.Ed. in Hearing Disorders from James Madison University. After working clinically for almost a decade, she returned to school and received her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D) degree from the University of Florida in 2012. Dr. Garber works closely with audiology doctoral candidates to provide high quality hearing health care in the JMU Audiology Clinic. Dr. Garber lives with her husband and four children in Broadway and enjoys hiking and staying involved in the local community.


Brandy Hollins

Brandy Hollins is a licensed audiologist and Ph.D. student at James Madison University with an emphasis in vestibular science. She received her B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina and completed post-baccalaureate courses in speech and hearing sciences at Portland State University. While living in Portland, she pursued an internship at the Vestibular Disorders Association (VeDA) where her interest in vestibular science sparked. She then received her Au.D. and graduate certificate in Gerontology from the University of Pittsburgh where she developed a passion for research through the guidance of her mentors and professors. Her current research interests involve a refined understanding of how vestibular disorders contribute to health status, influence health behaviors, and clinical outcomes for patients that fall within vulnerable populations. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her dog, and learning the theremin.

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