Alison Chiam - Biography
Alison is an Independent Audiologist with over 27 years experience in Paediatric and Adult Audiology. Alison's professional and ethical approach to Audiology has earned her lifelong patients and regard amongst her peers. Her focus is Rehabilitative Audiology and the Jervis Bay Hearing Centre is a Centre of Excellence with a focus on Hearing, Hearing aids and Cochlear Implants.
She practices from the Jervis Bay Hearing Centre located on the beautiful South Coast of NSW. She graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1992 and has been recognised internationally for her contribution in furthering our understanding of Tinnitus and Hypercusis when she co-authored a paper with Myriam Westcott which won the Jack Vernon award at the International Tinnitus Seminar in Brazil. She is passionate about empowering people and communities to reach their full potential.
Awards and Publications
Co-Author of "Tonic Tensor Tympani Syndrome in Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patients: A Multi-Clinic Prevalence Study";
Winner: Jack Vernon Award IXth International Tinnitus Seminar, Brazil March 2011, research selected (by a scientific panel) as the best for originality, innovation, study design, analysis; and ultimate impact on the field of tinnitus.
Paper presented at 5th Tinnitus Research Initiative Conference, August 19-21, 2011, Buffalo, NY, USA,
Published in Noise and Health Journal: Noise and Health Journal, Mar-Apr 2013, Volume 15, Issue 63 pp117-128.
Audiology Australia National Conference 2018; Otitis Media, Drowning and Coastal kids.
Otitis Media National Conference (OMOZ 2018); Otitis Media; Active management, reconsidering the guidelines.
Winner, Shoalhaven Business Awards; Excellence in Personal Services 2017.
Winner, Shoalhaven Business Awards; Excellence in Professional Services 2015.
Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne 1991
Postgraduate in Audiology, University of Melbourne 1992
Clinical Certificate in Audiology 1994
Registration Numbers and Professional Memberships
Australian Government Hearing Services Provider number; 2218461A
Medicare provider number's 2585252L and 2585253A.
Audiology Australia Practitioner number 5683
St Vincents Hospital - Private (Darlinghurst, NSW)
Dr Sean Flanagan, Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon
A/Professor Nigel Biggs, Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon
Dr Phillip Chang, Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon