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Norman audiologist to retire

Eva Saffer

Eva Saffer

NORMAN — Eva K. Saffer, senior audiologist at the Oklahoma Hearing Clinic, 3650 W Rock Creek Road, is retiring after 40 years of service in her field.

Saffer, who holds a doctoral degree in audiology, as well as a certificate of clinical competence in audiology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association, has spent her career working with children with hearing loss, fitting adults with hearing aids and fine-tuning Cochlear implants for patients.

According to her co-workers, Saffer has diverse skills in industrial audiology, pediatric audiology, adult rehabilitation, amplifications, medical audiology and educational training. She also has hearing loss and has learned sign language, sharing those skills with her patients and their families.

In a news release about her retirement, Saffer said, "It takes a village to help an individual, children and adults with hearing loss. This village consists of the patient first, family, audiologist, speech language pathologist, teacher and doctor."