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Maia Weisenfeld, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology
Maia Weisenfeld, Au.D., CCC-A, is a native Rhode Islander. She received her Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders from the University of Rhode Island in 2015 and went on to receive her Doctorate in Audiology from CUNY The Graduate Center in 2019. During her training, Dr. Weisenfeld gained extensive clinical skills working with both pediatric and adult populations experiencing hearing loss, vestibular impairments and Central Auditory Processing Disorders. She specializes in cochlear implant mapping and hearing aid programming. Dr. Weisenfeld provides compassion and evidence-based practice to best assist patients with a wide range of hearing impairments.

Rachel Timmons, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology
Rachel is one of our doctors of audiology here at University Otolaryngology, where she handles the hearing needs of our patients. This begins with a hearing test and is seen all the way through to assisting our patients acquire hearing aids, as well as follow up care. She is also one of two cochlear implant audiologists in the practice. Rachel earned her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2011. She then went on to earn her Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) from Salus University in 2016. She spent her fourth year externship at Carle Hospital in Champaign, IL, where she obtained hands on experience with cochlear implants, bone anchored devices, hearing aids, and diagnostic audiology.
Rachel lives in Warwick with her husband, son, and their standard poodle. In her free time, she loves to read, catch up on her favorite TV shows, and spend time outdoors with her family.
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Natalie Silva, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Natalie Silvia is originally from Pawtucket, Rhode Island and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from Boston University. She then went on to earn her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Connecticut in May 2020 after completing her yearlong externship at University Otolaryngology. She also completed the Connecticut Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment and Related Disabilities (LEND) program. As a LEND trainee, she gained knowledge and experience in the health care delivery system for children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities. She is passionate about moving people toward better hearing and giving them access to communication with family and friends.

Kerrie McLaughlin, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Kerrie McLaughlin hails from Southern Rhode Island. She pursued her higher education at the University of Rhode Island, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Communicative Disorders followed by a Master of Science in Audiology. Her clinical fellowship was conducted at the Hear Again Center, after which she achieved her Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) from the University of Florida in 2009. Throughout her career she has gained extensive experience with hearing aid programming, troubleshooting, counseling, and diagnostic testing. She is a strong advocate for patient-centered care and is dedicated to enhancing lives through better hearing.

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Rebecca Sochin

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Rebecca Sochin, received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Worcester State University. She earned her Doctorate of Audiology Degree from Salus University in 2022. She has a personal connection to both hearing loss and to University Otolaryngology. Dr. Sochin has a hearing loss herself, which brings a unique perspective in the eyes of her patients. She also grew up a patient of University Otolaryngology. Her goal is to help her patients achieve the best quality of life by giving them back a sense that they have been without for undoubtedly quite some time.

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