Dr. Bernie Rakszawski grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and moved to Missouri where she earned her Doctorate of Audiology degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2014. After working as a pediatric audiologist in St Louis for almost a decade, she joined the team at Oregon Health and Science University in 2023.
Dr. Rakszawski specializes in pediatric audiology and hearing re(habilitation). She strives to create a safe, comfortable space for patients and families while utilizing an evidenced-based, whole-person approach. She has extensive experience fitting cochlear implants, hearing aids, bone conduction hearing systems, and assistive listening devices (ALDs) along with specializing in treatment options for people with single-sided deafness. Her research interests include optimizing outcomes for hearing device users and diagnosis and treatment of single-sided deafness.
In her free time, Dr. Rakszawski, along with her husband and dog, explore outdoor activities in the Pacific Northwest.
Education and training
- Au.D., 2014, Washington University in St. Louis
- B.S., 2010, The Pennsylvania State University
- Judith Gravel Fellowship at University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
- Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A)
Memberships and associations:
- American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)
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