Bill Hodgetts

Bill Hodgetts is a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Alberta. He holds a joint appointment at the Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine (iRSM) where he is Program Director for audiology and bone conduction amplification (BCA). He obtained his B.A. (Psychology) and M.Sc. (Audiology) from the Western University and his Ph.D. (Rehab Sciences) from the University of Alberta. Bill teaches Audiology/Hearing Science at the U of A. His primary research focuses on the assessment, prescription, verification and validation of bone conduction devices with a goal of improving outcomes for BCA users and transferring knowledge to other clinicians involved in BCA. He also does work to better understand the reasons, psychological considerations and pathways that might lead to better uptake, adherence and outcomes for hearing healthcare.