Danena was born and raised in the small town of New Waterford on Cape Breton Island. After earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies at Cape Breton University, Danena moved to Halifax and began working as a unit clerk in the Med./Surg./Neuro. ICU at the QEII. It was Danena’s passion for communication and desire to work in a health care field that led her to apply for her Master of Science in Audiology at Dalhousie’s School of Human Communication Disorders.
In her free time, Danena loves being active – whether it’s ice skating, running, practicing yoga, hiking or going to the gym. She also enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, and going to live music shows (with hearing protection, of course!).
Danena is honored to be working alongside the excellent team of professionals at Hearing Institute Atlantic. She is committed to accomplishing ease of communication for her patients and strives to develop strong patient-clinician relationships to ensure optimal hearing health care satisfaction. Danena feels privileged to be working in the field of Audiology. She loves having the opportunity to help improve her patients’ quality of life through the use of hearing devices and by teaching communication strategies.
Nona lives in Halifax with her husband and their two children. Nona’s love of audiology, her passion to help people hear better, and her ability to connect with people, enables her to successfully bring about a positive message about hearing health and awareness issues.