Hyo Chang Arnold, Au.D., MA, MS, CCC-A is certified by the American Speech-Language- Hearing-Association, and has been practicing audiology over 2o years.
Dr. Arnold is a graduate of the University of Florida and the University of Iowa, where she completed her residency in Electrophysiology and Diagnostic Audiology. She also holds a Masters of Engineering and a Bachelors of Science in Medical Engineering from Yonsei University in South Korea, where she studied Digital Hearing Aids and Digital Speech Signal Processing in depth.
Dr. Arnold was a director of the largest Hearing and Speech center in Korea located in Samsung hospital. She participated in initiating a licensing program for Audiologists, in collaboration with Korean Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery (KORL-HNS) before coming to the USA. Recently, she has been involved with the expanding services of infant hearing programs on the Big Island, Hawaii by providing electrophysiology services, recommendation for habilitation, and family counseling.
Dr. Arnold has been active in the field of audiology and hearing science, with papers presented in various international conferences, and authored/co-authored numerous papers in the Korean Journal of ORL-HNS, and journals of Korean and international hearing sciences.
Dr. Arnold is Board Certified in Audiology. She performs all aspects of diagnostic evaluation for hearing and balance disorders, and provides aural rehabilitation services in a holistic approach, by accurately assessing hearing impairment and its secondary impacts on the emotional, and social relations with family and friends, as well as on academics and vocational performance in all ages. Her areas of practice interest include the treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus/hyperacusis, and Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV).
One of reasons she desired her doctorate in audiology was to help under-privileged people groups. To follow the call, Dr. Arnold has been serving in a number of humanitarian hearing missions in Northeast Asian countries including NK. She, with her husband, also enjoys discipling the young and old to better live their lives to be a blessing to other under-privileged nations. They enjoy spending time together with their beautiful daughter, doing outdoor activities, and traveling to third world countries to share the Good News via a hearing mission.