San Diego Hearing Center President, Dr. Blanche Blackington, AuD, FAAA, is a board certified audiologist and has been in private practice for more than 25 years. She earned her master’s degree from San Diego State University (SDSU) and received her doctoral degree from Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Blackington is a consultant for the Department of Consumer Affairs, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, and Hearing Aid Dispensers Bureau. She taught a graduate-level audiology course at SDSU, is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology and is also a member of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. Blanche is proud that her practice incorporates a “patient first” philosophy.