Dr. Rosie Simon earned her doctorate in audiology (AuD.) from the University of Florida’s nationally ranked program in 2003. She holds the Certificate of Clinical COmpetence (CCC-A) in Audiology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed to practice audiology in the State of Florida. During her graduate studies, she conducted hundreds of hearing screenings on newborn babies for the Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program at Shands Teaching Hospital in Gainesville, authored and presented a scholarly paper on four years of research relating to cochlear implants in children, and spent hundreds of clinical hours evaluating, counseling, and treating patients of all ages.
She previously obtained her Bachelor of Arts with Highest Honors from the University of Florida and was the only student in the Department of Speech Language and Hearing Sciences to receive the 1998-1999 Edna Povey Scholarship awarded annually for exemplary personal, professional, and academic accomplishments. As a result of her outstanding success throughout her studies, she was inducted into the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society, Phi Kappa Phi.
Dr. Simon’s accolades did not end in the classroom. She worked for several years at the University of Miami Ear Institute where she gained extensive experience on diagnostic testing. cochlear implant evaluation and programming, as well as vestibular and balance testing.
At the office of William A. Ditkowsky, M.D., Dr. Simon conducts complete audiologic evaluations, hearing aid evaluations, fittings, and programming, and vestibular diagnostics and rehabilitation for patients suffering from dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance disorders. With over ten years of clinical experience, she is intimately familiar with the latest technologies constatnly evolving throughout the field of audiology. Dr. Simon is devoted to providing the highest quality patient care.