Dr. Bea Smith is an experienced Doctor of Audiology with a history of working in pediatric hospitals, the hearing aid manufacturing industry and in private practice setting to include ENT offices. She has an undergraduate degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology and a Special Education minor from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and a masters and doctoral degree in Audiology from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She is a researcher with several published co-authored works, a textbook chapter writer and editor, guest lecturer and an experienced conference speaker.
Dr. Bea has a great deal of experience with pediatrics, adult and special population’s care and has extensive experience with those who have undergone chemotherapy treatment and those with craniofacial abnormalities. She prides herself in thinking outside the box to do the right thing for each individual patient’s unique needs and enjoys making the process easy and even fun for everyone. She excels at being sure her patients understand the importance of treating their conditions and following up for long term care.
Dr. Bea has a passion for volunteering on international medical mission trips, often taking medical school students and teaching them hands on, not only about audiology, but global health. In her spare time she enjoys spending time outdoors- especially in the water- with her formerly abused, now pampered, pit bull rescue pups, Pfeiffer and Hazel. She loves to explore her creative side with sewing and creating things she dreams up especially if she can do so for her niece, Collins.