The Director of Audiology, Dr. Kevin Franck is a practice-certified audiologist who directs non-profit deaf advocacy organizations as a volunteer board member/trustee for the Hearing Loss Association of America and the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Dr. Franck has twenty years of academic, clinical, and industry experience in health care and bionic medical/hearing devices. Before working at Mass. Eye and Ear, he directed clinical programs and provided care in the hospital environment, led independent grant-funded research and educational programs as faculty in the university environment, developed products and strategy on the leadership teams for established global and start-up bionic medical and consumer hearing product companies, and provided management consulting professional services.
He holds an MBA (healthcare management) from the Wharton School of Business, a PhD (hearing science) from the University of Washington, an MSE (biomedical engineering) from the Johns Hopkins University, and a BA (engineering) from Dartmouth College.