Tara graduated from Marywood University with her Bachelor of Communication Sciences and Disorders degree, received a Masters degree in Audiology from The University of Pittsburgh and then received her clinical Doctorate of Audiology from Central Michigan University. Tara has practiced audiology for 25 years in schools, private practices, and hospital settings and has extensive pediatric experience. As a senior audiologist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Tara worked with the Genetics department as a member of the Genetics of Hearing Loss Team and still has a special interest in genetics of hearing loss. Tara also has special interest in ASD and hard to test populations and loves the challenge of obtaining valuable diagnostic information from hard to test patients. Tara also provided ABA therapy for two children on the Autism spectrum for over a year. Tara teaches Hearing Science at Marywood University and has supervised undergraduate and graduate students performing language and hearing screenings for local preschools in PA. Tara will always go above and beyond for her pediatric and adult patients and their families to make sure they are comfortable and receive the best care possible.