Marlene Bagatto, Au.D., Ph.D. is a Research Associate and Adjunct Research Professor at the National Centre for Audiology at Western University in London, Ontario. Her research interests have a clinical focus and relate to fitting hearing aids to the pediatric population. She led the development, evaluation and implementation of a system for monitoring functional outcomes for infants, toddlers and preschool children who wear hearing aids. In addition, Dr. Bagatto serves as an Amplification Consultant for the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services’ Infant Hearing Program where protocol development, implementation and monitoring are her main activities. Dr. Bagatto also provides clinical services to infants involved in the Ontario Infant Hearing Program at the H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic at Western.