Moderator: Marlene Bagatto, Au.D., Ph.D.

Marlene Bagatto is an Assistant Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the National Centre for Audiology at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. She is Past President of the Canadian Academy of Audiology and Chair of the Canadian Infant Hearing Task Force. Dr. Bagatto’s research interests relate to policy and practice integration in the area of pediatric audiology. She is a consultant for the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services’ Infant Hearing Program where protocol development, implementation, and monitoring for various components of the program 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.