A.U. Bankaitis, Ph.D., is Vice President of Oaktree Products, Inc. of St. Louis, MO, a multi-line distributor of audiological and hearing instrument supplies. She earned her doctorate from the University of Cincinnati in 1995 where her funded research investigated the effects of HIV on the auditory system. This research track led to a niche expertise in the area of infection control as it applies to the hearing industry.
Dr. Bankaitis has held various academic and clinical positions including Director of Audiology at the St. Louis University Medical Center. Her clinical experience paired with her affiliation with Oaktree Products has made her an invaluable resource to the hearing industry. Be sure to check out her popular Audiology Blog at www.aubankaitis.com.