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Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Licensing Board

The Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Licensing Board, in accordance with Chapter 4747 of the Ohio Revised Code, oversees the practice of fitting and selling hearing aids in Ohio. The Board is responsible for examining and licensing individuals and businesses that practice in the state, and for monitoring compliance with the Board’s law and rules.

Board Members

Susan Turano, HAS, BC-HIS : Chair
Matthew Starner, HAS : Vice Chair
David Faught : Public Member
Susan LaChance, Audiologist
Michael Pratt, HAS
Alexandra Simon : ODH Director’s Representative
Darshan Vyas, MD, Otolaryngologist
Vacant : Public Member

2017 Board Meetings

Board meeting are held on Fridays unless otherwise indicated. Meetings begin at 9:00 a.m. Enter the Ohio Department of Health building at 35 East Chestnut Street, in downtown Columbus. Email hearing@odh.ohio.gov at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting to ensure that you are added to the Security Roster. You must have a photo ID in order to enter the building.

March 3
May 5
July 14
September 15
November 3

Continuing Education

Attending a Board meeting meets the one-hour continuing education requirement in “ethics or Ohio state law” under Ohio A.C. 4747-1-11(C)(1).

2017 Examinations

Practical exams are held on Fridays unless otherwise indicated. Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. and exams begin at 9:00 a.m. and last all day. You must have a photo ID in order to enter the building.

February 24
April 21
June 23
August 25
October 27

Ohio Law and Rules (OLR) exams are held on the first Tuesday of each month except July. There is no 2017 July OLR exam.

Contact Us

hearing@odh.ohio.gov

Ohio Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Licensing Board
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215-2406
1 (614) 466-5215 Telephone
1 (614) 564-2484 Fax

Page updated 11/17/2016