Joy Thom, M.A., CCC-A
Joy received her Master's Degree from the University of Colorado in 1984 and has been with Boulder Valley Hearing Associates for 25 years. She is passionate about helping people to hear and enriching the lives of others. Joy holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is a charter member of the American Academy of Audiology and is registered with the state of Colorado.
Gina Muhlberg, M.A., CCC-A
Gina earned her Master's Degree in Audiology from the University of Colorado in 1979. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is also a member of the American Academy of Audiology. Gina has spent most of her professional career working in ENT practices with an emphasis on hearing aid fitting. She participated in the Boulder Community Hospital Foundation medical mission to Mante, Mexico as part of a team of audiologists which provides over 300 hearing aids annually. On a personal note, Gina is a member of Coal Creek Rotary and the larger organization of Rotary International.
Emily Foreman, Au.D.
Emily is a highly accomplished audiologist and welcome addition to Boulder Valley Hearing Center. She previously distinguished herself by providing outstanding patient care to an E.N.T. clinic in Grand Junction. Emily grew up in Boulder and went to Fairview High School. She received her B.A. from The College of Wooster in Ohio and her doctorate of audiology at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. She joined Boulder Valley E.N.T. in 2010 and is very excited to be back in Boulder. In her free time Emily enjoys running, skiing, and cooking.
Shawn Denham, Au.D.
Shawn Denham, a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, has been providing outstanding diagnostic and aural rehabilitative care on the Colorado Front Range since August of 2010. During her studies, Shawn gained extensive experience working with tinnitus patients under Dr. Paul Davis, founder of Neuromonics. She is committed to educating people and helping them improve their quality of life through better hearing, balance, and tinnitus relief. Shawn is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and The American Tinnitus Association.
Melissa Vipond, Au.D.
Melissa Vipond joined the Boulder Valley Hearing Associates team in 2012. An excellent diagnostician and advanced Hearing Device programmer, she graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with a B.S. in Speech-Language and Hearing Science. Melissa received her Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she focused her studies on Adult diagnostics, hearing device fitting, programming and technology. She enjoys hiking, snowboarding and loves to read in her spare time.