Rita Chaiken, Au.D., F-AAA
Doctor of Audiology
Atlanta Hearing Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the association of Rita R. Chaiken, Au.D. with their Dunwoody office at 1713 Mt. Vernon Road Suite 3. Dr. Chaiken will join Dr. Cassie Cohen in providing comprehensive hearing examinations and hearing aid services. In addition to patient care, Dr. Chaiken will actively promote hearing healthcare through physicians, retirement communities, places of worship and civic organizations.
Dr. Chaiken earned a Bachelor of Science degree in speech pathology and audiology from Syracuse University, a Master of Medical Science degree in both clinical audiology and education of the hearing impaired from Emory University, and a Doctor of Audiology degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry (now Salus University), where she was awarded the PCO Audiology Alumni Award for outstanding scholarship.
Dr. Chaiken's professional background includes serving as the first audiologist for Fulton County Schools, southeast regional manager for a hearing aid manufacturer, and founder of a private audiology practice which she owned and operated for over 12 years. More recently, she has been a private practitioner in Atlanta, and an Adjunct Professor of Audiology at Salus University. Dr. Chaiken has traveled in the United States and internationally to provide training to doctoral candidates in audiology as well as to teach workshops for experienced practitioners. The Audiology Foundation of America awarded her the Professional Leadership Award for her work educating audiologists.
Currently, Dr. Chaiken serves on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. She is also affiliated with the American Academy of Audiology, the Georgia Academy of Audiology and is Board Certified by the American Board of Audiology. Additionally, she served six years on the State of Georgia Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology and Audiology.
Dr. Chaiken has been a resident of Atlanta since 1973 and has lived in the Dunwoody/Sandy Springs area with her husband and two sons since 1985.