Meet Our Team

At Hearing Institute Atlantic we’ve had an amazing journey, growing to 8 full service hearing health clinics over the past 20 years in business.  We’re proud to be a locally owned and operated company, serving communities across Nova Scotia. Our incredible team of expert hearing care professionals lead the charge in providing exceptional care and service to all of our marvelous clients.  Click below to learn more about these amazing folks!

Christina Lunn

Christina Rogers-Lunn, President and Owner of Hearing Institute Atlantic

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Nona Fuller

Founder & 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.

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Beth MacDonald

Audiologist

Beth has practiced 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.

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Danena MacDonald

Audiologist

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.

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Robyn Sutherland

Client Service

Robyn joined the HIA team after completing the Medical Office Administration program at NSCC. Robyn brings over 7 years of customer service skills to the team.

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Kim Bonvie

Client Service

Kim joined our team in 2011 and enjoys working in our Gladstone office. 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.

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Dr. Patricia Cameron, AuD.

Audiologist

Patricia has been practicing audiology since 2000 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.

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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.

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Mary Arsenault

Client Service

Mary Arsenault was born and raised in Lake Echo, NS and now shares her home in Halifax with her precocious cats, Tilley and Charlie ! Mary joined the team at Hearing Institute Atlantic in 2012 after a 25 year career with The Bay in Halifax. Her experience in customer service, marketing, sales and even a stint as a hair designer have all prepared her for her role as a Client Service Specialist at Hearing Institute Atlantic.

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Angela Tinker

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Angela brings over 10 years experience in customer service to Hearing Institute Atlantic. She is thrilled to be a part of the hearing industry and enjoys working with client’s to provide better hearing health.

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Heidi Fogarty

Audiologist

Heidi is thrilled to be part of the Hearing Institute Atlantic audiology team. She graduated with a Masters’ degree in Audiology from Dalhousie University and earned her Bachelor of Science from Memorial University. She has experience working with patients in both hospital and private practice settings.

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Jillian Baxter

Audiologist

Jillian obtained a Master of Science degree in Audiology from Dalhousie University, and previously completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Acadia University. Born and raised in Bedford, Nova Scotia, she was thrilled to remain in her hometown and work within the community and surrounding areas.

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Lauren Dunphy

Audiologist

Lauren is a graduate of the Audiology program at Dalhousie University. She has a Master’s degree in Neuroscience from the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Economics from Dalhousie University.  She started her audiology career in private practice in Ontario, but has recently moved back to her home province of Nova Scotia to join the Hearing Institute Atlantic team in early 2020.

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Paula Miron

Client Service

Paula joined the team at Hearing Institute Atlantic in 2008. 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.

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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.

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Katelyn Leiper

Audiologist

Katelyn graduated with a Master of Science in Audiology from Dalhousie School of Human Communication Disorders. She also completed Honours in Psychology from Saint Mary’s University. Katelyn is passionate about the Audiology profession, helping people to hear better and bringing excellence in products and service to the Bedford community.

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Virginia Joudrey

Client Service

Virginia joined the Hearing Institute Atlantic family in 2012. As a passionate health and wellness advocate Virginia fits into the Hearing Health Care profession seamlessly. She is an avid runner and in 2012 completed her first full and Ultra Marathons and has since also completed a full Triathlon.

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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.

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Maxine Landry

Audiologist

Maxine obtained a Master of Science degree in Human Communication Disorders from Dalhousie University and prior to that, a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of New Brunswick. She began her career working clinically for 3 years, and then spent 9 years working for a hearing aid manufacturer.

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Rhonda Fancey

Client Services

Rhonda was very excited to re-join the Client Services team at Hearing Institute Atlantic in August 2016 after a detour in Newfoundland for 3 years. Rhonda brings over 20 years of experience in the customer service industry and is very happy to be back with her Hearing Institute Atlantic family.

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Beth Conrod

Audiologist

Beth graduated from the University of Western Ontario where she obtained her Master’s degree in Communication Science and Disorders in Audiology. She also holds an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Acadia University.

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Kelsey Veinot

Client Services

Kelsey comes to us with experience in event coordinating, sales and a diploma in Graphic and Digital Media design.  She loves to use her creativity to communicate the importance of hearing health and strives to make positive connections with clients.

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Alison Bartlett

Alison Bartlett

Audiologist

Alison received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, with honours, from the University of New Brunswick in 2014. Her interest in human anatomy and desire to help others led her pursue a profession in health care. She obtained her Master of Science degree in Audiology from Dalhousie University and is passionate about the science and study of audiology.

Gabrielle Leary-Bruhm

Gabrielle Leary-Bruhm

Client Services

Gabrielle is from a small community along the beautiful south shore of Nova Scotia. She studied business at NSCC Lunenburg Campus, graduating with a diploma in Business Marketing. Her administrative and sales experience keeps the clinic running smooth, and clients are treated to her warm and welcoming greeting.

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Wendy Dixon

Wendy Dixon

Hearing Instrument Specialist

Wendy (LeBlanc) was born and raised in Yarmouth and after completing her business course, she began her career in banking.  Wendy decided to pivot her career and dove head-first into the hearing health care field.

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Amanda Cottreau

Client Services

Amanda was born and raised in Yarmouth County, NS, where she enjoys maintaining a work-life balance as a dedicated mom, and working as part of the Hearing Institute Atlantic team to provide excellence in customer care and service.