Student Academy of Audiology

Mission

The Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) is the national student division of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) that serves as a collective voice for students and advances the rights, interests, and welfare of students pursuing careers in audiology. The SAA introduces students to lifelong involvement in activities that promote and advance the profession of audiology and provides services, information, education, representation, and advocacy for both the profession and consumers of audiology services. The SAA has over 2,000 members nationally, consisting of students enrolled in AuD, PhD, post-baccalaureate, undergraduate, or other accredited audiology doctoral programs for a professional degree in audiology. The mission of the Rush University Chapter of SAA is to serve as a collective voice for students within the chapter area and to advance the rights, interests, and welfare of students pursuing careers in audiology. Chapters will engage students in lifelong professional activities that promote and advance the profession of audiology, and provide services, information, education, representation and advocacy for the profession and the public we serve.

Contact Information

President: Alec Johnson
Vice President: Gabi Rakidzich

Treasurer: Katie Swail

Secretary: Paulina Kocon

Humanitarian Chair: Greta Hoffman

Professional Development Chair: Melissa Malinasky

Fundraising Chair: Hilda Kim

Chapter Representative: Kalie Buchman

Philanthropy Co-Chairs: Miranda Eubank and Kirsten Petrarca

Social Chair: Rachel Hammond

Historian: Samantha Redmond
Advisor: Keri Kwarta