Notable Blogs

October 9, 2009


Since launching our mega-blog in June, 65 blogs have been posted to our blog by our BHI Blogging Community in seven topical areas. We urge the hearing health community to visit our blog for some interesting reading; and we welcome your commentary. I would like to highlight a few blogs in each category. Readers may access all blogs in any category by clicking on the button which appears on each blog page.

Family and Relationships

Hearing Healthcare Journey

Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Prevention

Pediatrics

Technology Corner

Tinnitus

New Director of Programs and Services

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Micah Spangler to Director of Programs and Services. Micah manages BHI’s Washington, DC office. With an interest in healthcare and tax policy, he oversees the Better Hearing Institute’s legislative advocacy website, www.hearingaidtaxcredit.org, authors public health resource guides, and is spearheading the launch of BHI’s new consumer based online discussion forum.

In addition, Micah has been a member of the Hearing Industries Association’s government relations team since 2007, where he manages HIA’s political action committee, supports HIA’s Hearing Aid Tax Credit (H.R 1646/S. 1019) lobbying efforts, and tracks and analyzes state legislation affecting the hearing healthcare industry.  In addition he designed and manages the website of the Hearing Industries Association www.hearing.org.
     
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Micah Spangler graduated from Roosevelt University with an honors BA in political science and philosophy. He is currently pursuing his MA at The Johns Hopkins University.