Meet Our Team
Teresa has been working as an audiologist since 1999. A native of County Tyrone, she trained in the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast, where she was employed from 1999-2007, the latter 4 years she worked as Chief Audiologist.
Having successfully passed her British Association of Audiologist exams in 2000, she continued with her studies at the University of Ulster. In 2001 Teresa graduated with a BSc. First Class Honours in Clinical Physiology, specialising in audiology. During her time in the Royal, Teresa set up the direct access to audiology clinic, for which she won an award. She was a senior lecturer on the trainee audiologist BAAT course, and was responsible for the day-to-day running of a large department in the absence of the Senior Chief.
In 2007, Teresa moved to Galway to take up her current role as Senior Audiologist with HSE West. She carries out hearing tests on children of all ages and tests and fits digital hearing aids to adults.
In 2013 she graduated from University College Cork with a First Class Masters degree in Advanced Audiology. As part of her Masters, Teresa carried out research on the ‘Feasibility of Audiologists removing cerumen in Ireland’. This work is soon to be published in the Irish Medical Journal.
In 2019 Teresa, resigned from her post as Head of the Audiology for the HSE West Region and has taken up a full time post with GHC. Teresa is the Chief Audiologist in our outreach clinics and is primarily based in Loughrea, Mountbellew, Ballinasloe and Knocknacarra Clinics.