Karen Jacobs, AuD, is the owner of AVA Hearing Center, a private
Audiology practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Prior to starting her own company in 1998 she worked in a busy Ear, Nose
and Throat practice where she developed a Professional Services Board accredited
Audiology department. Dr. Jacobs has
been an active member of the American Academy of Audiology. She has served on a litany of committees and
task forces including service on the Board of Directors, ABA Board of
Governors, AAAF Board of Trustees and as the 2012 Convention Chair. Currently
Dr. Jacobs serves as the Chair of the AAA Political Advisory Committee and on
the 2014 Audiology NOW Program Committee.
Dr. Jacobs has served 2 consecutive terms as President of the Michigan
Academy of Audiology and was awarded Audiology License #1 from her peers in
appreciation for her leadership in obtaining Audiology Licensure in Michigan.
Dr. Jacobs is a proud CMU alumna having received
her BS and MA from Central Michigan University.
She received her AuD from Salus University in Pennsylvania.