Hearing Institute Atlantic has 5 locations which are full service facilities with hearing evaluations by clinical audiologists, as well as sales and service of hearing aids.
Your hearing is our concern. Our professional and friendly team provide prompt, appropriate and affordable solutions. The solutions are ours. The decisions are yours.
Hearing Institute Atlantic understands and responds to the needs and special requirements of our clientele.
Kim Griffith – Audiologist
Kim has been practicing clinical audiology for a number of years since completing her Master of Science Degree in Audiology at Dalhousie’s School of Human Communication Disorders. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Upon graduation Kim spent 3 years working in private practice in Ontario, and has also worked in a hospital setting. Originally from Newfoundland, Kim is happily making a permanent home here in the Maritimes with her husband and adoring dog. Kim enjoys cooking, fitness and spending time with friends and family.
Kim is thrilled to have the opportunity to continue her professional career with Hearing Institute Atlantic and to also stay involved at Dalhousie University where she will be lecturing to audiology students pursuing their professional studies. Kim’s sincere approach to audiology ensures that her patients receive the best hearing health care, tailored to their individual lifestyle and listening needs.
Christina Lunn – Business Manager
Christina comes to Hearing Institute Atlantic with extensive experience in business administration and customer service. She has a Bachelor in Business Administration (Finance) from Mount Saint Vincent University and a Certificate in Human Resource Management from Saint Mary’s University.
Christina lives in Bedford with her husband and daughter. Christina loves being a mother, is an avid stamp collector and enjoys the hunt of family genealogy and histories. Christina’s organizational skills, communication abilities and sincere personal warmth ensures that Hearing Institute Atlantic’s clients are treated to customer service at its’ best!
Clayton Park Team
Lauren Bergmann – Client Service
Lauren was born and raised in Bedford, NS and now lives with her husband Trevor in Halifax. After graduating from St. Francis Xavier with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, a minor in Women’s Studies and a concentration in Criminal Justice, Lauren spent a year teaching English in South Korea. Having returned home in 2006 and realizing her passion for helping others, Lauren dedicated her time working with children and young adults with varying complexities of developmental disabilities. Her strong commitment to helping others, compassion for people with varying needs and proven communication skills make Lauren a valuable addition to the Hearing Institute Atlantic family.
Dr. Patricia Cameron, AuD. – Audiologist
Patricia has been practicing audiology for the past 13 years in the Halifax area and now holds a Doctorate of Audiology in the field, graduating from the Salus University of Pennsylvania. Patricia also has a Masters of Science in Audiology from Dalhousie University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with honours, from St. Mary’s University.
Patricia takes an active role in the Sounds + professional association, serving as secretary, treasurer and conference committee organizer. She enjoys volunteering her time in promoting the practice of audiology by speaking with and presenting to various clubs and seniors groups around the city. Patricia has been practicing in the Clayton Park area for more than 6 years and has built a solid reputation with all those she serves, often seeing her patients’ family and friends as direct referrals.
Patricia was born and raised in Halifax. She enjoys playing the piano and spending time with her son and family. Patricia’s quiet demeanour, determination to excel in her chosen field of audiology and attention to detail, provide her patients with expert audiology service and satisfaction. Her patients are treated to accurate hearing evaluations, appropriate hearing aid selections and fittings and a wealth of hearing health care information.
Mary Cameron – Hearing Instrument Specialist
Mary comes to us with a substantial background in the finance industry, including customer service, sales, lending and brokering. Enthusiasm for learning and attention to detail are her strengths, along with kindness and compassion. She believes knowledge and understanding are the keys to understanding hearing loss and its effect on people and families.
Mary was born and raised in Halifax. She enjoys entertaining family and friends, sports and music. She has developed excellent listening skills thanks to her three beautiful daughters. Mary is passionate about the hearing health industry and looks forward to helping patients with their hearing health needs.
Kaitlin MacKay – Audiologist
Kaitlin graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Masters degree of Clinical Science in Audiology, and also holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Dalhousie University. Kaitlin is passionate about the field of audiology and helping people to hear better.
Kaitlin is a member of the professional organization Sounds+ and also maintains membership in several other professional organizations. Kaitlin believes in educating the public on the importance of hearing preservation and enjoys hosting education sessions.
Although new to the Hearing Institute Atlantic team, she is not new to Dartmouth. Born in New Brunswick, Kaitlin has lived the majority of her life in Dartmouth and is pleased to be both living and working in the area. She enjoys hiking and baking.
Hearing Institute Atlantic is thrilled to have Kaitlin practicing in our beautiful Dartmouth location and helping our patients improve their quality of life through excellence in hearing health care.
Paula Miron-Anderson – Client Service
Paula is excited to join our team at Hearing Institute Atlantic. She has over ten years experience as a Medical Office Assistant in both private medical offices and hospital settings. Her previous clinical experience and desire to work with people are demonstrated in her outgoing personality and exceptional customer service skills. Paula and her husband currently live in Porters Lake with their two boys. She enjoys the outdoors, gardening, traveling and spending time with family. Paula prides herself in providing superior client service and looks forward to welcoming everyone to our newest office in Dartmouth.
Jennifer Riddle – Hearing Instrument Specialist
Jennifer has over 25 years of experience in a variety of hearing health care settings. Jennifer graduated as a Hearing Instrument Specialist from Sheridan College of Applied Arts and Technology. She has also earned and maintains a Practical Nursing Diploma from the Nova Scotia Community College. Jennifer previously worked in Ontario at the Canadian Hearing Society and the North Bay Audiology Clinic before moving to Nova Scotia in 1998.
Jennifer lives with her husband and son and daughter twins, on Porter’s Lake. She enjoys water sports and is involved with her children’s multiple sports endeavours. Jennifer’s unlimited patience, hearing health care knowledge and a refreshing sense of humour make her a favourite with her clients.
Nona Fuller – President & Audiologist
Nona has been practicing audiology since 1988 in both hospital and private practice settings. She graduated with a Masters of Science degree in Audiology from Dalhousie University and holds a Bachelor of Child Studies in Developmental Disabilities (with Distinction) from Mount Saint Vincent University.
Nona has written regular Hearing Health Care columns in many local publications and has appeared on several television shows as an expert in the field of audiology. Nona is a founding member of the Board of Director’s and past President of Sounds+. She has been actively involved with this group since its’ inception in 1993.
Nona lives in Halifax with her husband and their two children. Nona’s love of audiology and her ability to relate to people enables her to successfully succeed in maximizing her patients’ hearing abilities.
Beth MacDonald – Audiologist
Beth has practised in clinical audiology since 1989 in both hospital and private practice settings. Beth has a Masters of Science in Audiology, a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Dalhousie University. She is an active member of Sounds+ and volunteers on several committees dedicated to professional development.
Beth was born and raised in Dartmouth and lives there with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys directing musical plays, playing the piano and being actively involved with her family. Beth’s honest and open approach to her patients and dedication to the field of audiology, enhances her ability to better serve her patients.
Lower Sackville Team
Jessica Andrus – Audiologist
Jessica is a graduate of the Dalhousie School of Human Communication Disorders Master in Audiology program, and also holds a bachelor’s degree with honours in Neuroscience from Dalhousie University. With her experiences in audiology research, Jessica is a firm believer of combining proven, independently-tested methods with patient focused care to offer her patients well rounded service that is tailored to their lifestyle needs. Jessica is passionate about promoting hearing health care and raising hearing awareness, and enjoys educating others on hearing health-related matters.
Born and raised in Bedford, NS, Jessica currently resides in Lower Sackville, NS with her husband, and is very pleased to be working in the area she knows and loves. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys volunteering as a basketball coach for various teams in HRM, and spending time with her friends and family.
Jessica’s commitment to patient care and satisfaction is an excellent fit with the Hearing Institute Atlantic team. Through detailed diagnostic testing, individually tailored services, and continued follow-up, Jessica is dedicated to offering her patients the best hearing health care to ensure that they can continue to communicate naturally and actively participate in their lives.
South End Halifax Team
Kim Bonvie – Client Service
Kim Bonvie has joined our team at the new Martello Street office. We are very excited to have opened such a beautiful office in the heart of downtown Halifax. Kim brings over 20 years of Customer Service Excellence most recently from a long-term career at The Bay. Our patients will enjoy her professional, yet warm manner and gentle smile, and feel at ease in her care.
Born and raised in Halifax, Kim and her husband Kelvin continue to make Halifax their home and enjoy reading, walking, camping, travelling, and sharing valuable time with family and friends. Kim looks forward to being a part of the Hearing Institute Atlantic family for many years to come.
Dr. Sarah Williams, AuD – Audiologist
Sarah is a recent graduate of the University of Florida Doctor of Audiology program. She also holds a Master of Science in Audiology from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Biology from Acadia University. Sarah is dedicated to her career in audiology and helping others to hear better. Her hobbies include reading, yoga and other outdoor activities. Sarah’s warmth and shining personality ensure that all who meet her will want to get to know her.