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Audiologists are hearing health care professionals who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders in individuals of all ages. Our audiologists have extensive training & skills, holding either a doctorate or master's degree.

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Latest News

  • Dennis Burrows, Ph.D., Audiologist and Executive Director, had an article published in the July 2010 issue of Perspectives on Aural Rehabilitation and Its Instrumentation. The article addressed the use of Bluetooth in hearing aids.
  • Miriam Sims, Office Manager and Audiometric Technician, obtained her recertification as an Occupational Hearing Conservationist. Ms. Sims works in the Center's Industrial Audiology program serving over 30 different industries throughout the Pee Dee Region.
  • The Center has recently added a special piece of equipment used to assist in fitting hearing aids. The Audioscan Verifit Real-Ear Mapping System is a "real life" fitting and verification tool that allows the audiologist to more precisely and accurately program a hearing aid to fit the "real life" needs of a patient.

Doreen F. Taylor, M.S., CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist | Florence Office

Ms. Taylor has been with Pee Dee Speech & Hearing Center since 1998. She provides diagnostic & therapeutic speech-language services as well as speech-language screenings at private schools. She is a member of The American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and the South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association (SCSHA). She received her master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Vermont. Ms. Taylor believes that a child's development of language and literacy skills is crucial for success in school and thus learning to grow into a strong adult. She enjoys working with children and their families to provide opportunities to help each child meet their learning potential. Her clinical interests include preschool speech-language development, school age articulation/phonology and language processing disorders.

Ms. Taylor is certified in Speech-Language Pathology by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed to practice Speech-Language Pathology in South Carolina.