At Chorus, we believe that there is great benefit to joining forces with others, and working together as a team towards shared goals. All Chorus team members share a passion for communication and we combine our strengths, experiences and shared values to improve the overall communication-health of our clients.
John graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Master of Science degree in Audiology. John has developed valuable working experience and formal training with a major hearing aid manufacturer and managed various large hearing clinics. Working closely with an Ear Nose and Throat specialist gave John the opportunity to serve both children and adults who suffered from a variety of hearing and ear related concerns. John’s area of interest in audiology includes age-related hearing loss, auditory deprivation, innovative hearing aid technology, and hearing loss counseling. His research on barriers and facilitators in hearing aid uptake in older adults was published in Audiology Research in 2011. By applying both clinical and technical experience, John’s goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of the people he works with, and improve their quality of life.
What sets John apart is his ability to listen and make all his clients — young or old — feel instantly at ease. John is a registered Audiologist with the Ontario College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and nationally certified with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC).
Bon-Hi graduated from University of Western Ontario with a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology. She has worked with a wide variety of patients including people with head and neck cancer, stroke and brain injury, and those in palliative care. Bon-Hi currently works in a hospital, both as a clinician and as the professional practice lead. She has given presentations nationally for works in a specialized community-based stroke team, and internationally to present on her research with speech intensity in Parkinson’s Disease that was published in The Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology in 2006. Bon-Hi is passionate about following best practices, ensuring that every client receives top quality care and is treated with respect and compassion. Her interests in speech language pathology include aphasia, apraxia of speech, voice disorders, swallowing, and speech and language development in children. Bon-Hi is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with the Ontario College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and nationally certified with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC). She is fluent in both Korean and English.
Joanne is the Chorus Receptionist, in charge of office administration and coordinating client care. As a mother of three, she has a genuine love of children and a sincere desire to help others. In the past she has worked in marketing, managed a fitness facility, and deeply immersed herself in a number of volunteer endeavors for schools and minor sports organizations. She also has firsthand experience dealing with both family and close friends with hearing loss.