Marie Vetter-Toalson, Au.D.
Dr. Marie Vetter-Toalson is the owner and audiologist of Chicago Hearing Services. She earned her A.S. in Biology from Eastern Wyoming College, her B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of North Dakota, her Doctorate in Audiology at The Ohio State University, and completed her clinical fellowship at Sensaphonics Hearing Conservation and Chicago Hearing Services. Prior to owning Chicago Hearing Services she was employed at Chicago Hearing Services for six years. She also worked at the University of Chicago Hospital for three years. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and a member of the Illinois Academy of Audiology (ILAA).
She has a passion for being active in state and national audiology organizations, particularly concerning advocacy, patients’ rights issues, and teaching student leadership. She empathizes with patients when discussing hearing loss and is dedicated to creating a positive and integrative hearing healthcare experience so her patients leave informed and confident. Dr. Vetter-Toalson has served as the past Vice-President of Governmental Affairs as well as the Vice-President of Public Relations for the Illinois Academy of Audiology. Outside of audiology, she is active with Big Shoulders Fund Chairman’s Advisory Council, and a member of the Gladstone Park and Portage Park Chambers of Commerce. She enjoys spending time with her family, her husband, and her friends.
Dr. Vetter-Toalson has a strong interest in hearing wellness, amplification, aural rehabilitation and counseling, and musician hearing loss prevention.
Emily Dudley, Au.D.
Emily Dudley, AuD is a recent Graduate of Pacific University’s accelerated Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program.
She grew up in Bend, Oregon and spent the last year working at a non-profit hearing and speech center in Portland, Maine. Dr. Dudley earned her undergraduate degree from Portland State University in Speech and Hearing sciences. Dr. Dudley is passionate about personalized, patient centered hearing health care. Dr. Dudley also loves working with the treatment of childhood hearing loss and American Sign Language.
Outside of the office Emily likes to read and spend time with her French Bulldog, Papi.
As our office manager, Miriam is the welcoming face of Chicago Hearing Services! She is here to help with any questions you may have along the process. In addition to scheduling appointments, Miriam is in charge of any billing and insurance related questions you may have.