Meet Expert Audiologists You Can Trust
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Dr. Joseph Neve, Au.D, CCC-A
Doctor of Audiology
Joe Neve received his Doctorate in Audiology (AuD) from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Master’s in Audiology from the University of Minnesota and his Bachelor’s in Finance and Marketing from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. He is licensed to practice Audiology in the state of Minnesota. Dr. Neve achieved the status of 2020 Academy Scholar by completing over 70 continuing education hours (7.1 CEUs) in 2018-2019. Scholar Award Recipients demonstrate a dedication to the field of audiology and a commitment to professional excellence.
Dr. Neve spent 24 years of his career in a family business, Avada Audiology and Hearing Care, that his parents started in 1988. As the business grew to 13 full-time and 20 outreach locations, Dr. Neve served as Director of Audiology. He became President in 2006 remaining in that capacity until 2014 when the company was sold. Most recently, Dr. Neve was the Director of Audiology at the world renowned Paparella Ear Head Neck Institute from 2015 to 2020. There he managed a team of Doctors of Audiology working closely with Otolaryngologists focused on evaluating and treating patients with ear diseases, hearing loss, dizziness and balance disorders, tinnitus, hearing instruments, osseo-integrated or bone anchored devices and cochlear implants.
His clinical interests include evaluation and treatment of hearing disorders, tinnitus management, and hearing instruments. Dr. Neve has helped thousands of people reconnect with their family and friends through better hearing. He has a special connection to his patients since he has worn hearing instruments himself since 1996. Dr. Neve is an expert with the latest in digital hearing technology including connectivity to other devices in our lives such as cell phones and televisions.
In his spare time, Joe enjoys reading, biking, sailing, running half marathons and spending time with his wife, four children and dog, Paco.
Dr. Judy A. DeMorest, Au.D., CCC-A
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. DeMorest has worked in various environments ranging from ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) offices to hospitals to the University setting. She is experienced in testing pediatrics to geriatrics and was a part of the Sounds of Texas team to implement a Bill making Newborn Hearing Screening mandatory for all infants in the state of Texas.
Dr. DeMorest enjoys being back in cooler weather of MN after living in TX for many years where her son and daughter-in-law still reside. She enjoys hiking and biking with her husband and their black Labrador. She also likes spending time reading and going to the theater. She has traveled to Guatemala multiple times as part of the Faith in Practice mission to fit hearing aids on those in need.
She has a special interest in helping people understand the benefit of early amplification in relation to maintaining/improving family communication, cognitive abilities, and overall well-being. She has helped her parents with their hearing loss journey as her mother had a progressive hearing loss and had a cochlear implant, and her father also has hearing loss. Dr. DeMorest has also been wearing hearing aids for several years.
Patient Care Coordinator and Office Manager
Kerry Reif is Sound Hearing’s Patient Care Coordinator and Office Manager and has been with us since April 2018. She has a strong background in customer service and hospitality, making her a great fit at Sound Hearing. Her eclectic career has given her opportunities to work with non-profit organizations, women-owned businesses, and civic leaders.
Kerry enjoys her four adult children (hence the grey hair) and six grandchildren.
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