Want to know more about us? Read about the wonderful staff of Audiology and Hearing Aid Center.
Dr. Diane Badua graduated from the State University of New York, College at Fredonia in 1986 with her masters in Audiology. She returned to school 18 years later and received her Doctor of Audiology from the University of Florida. Dr. Badua has lived in New York, Georgia, Hawaii, Virginia and Germany. She has worked in a variety of settings including speech and hearing clinics, hearing aid dispensing offices and schools as she gained experience working with newborns, toddlers, children, and adults.
"I love seeing the smile on a patient’s face when putting a hearing aid on for the first time and to be able to hear sounds they haven't heard in years."
Audiology and Hearing Aid Center of Gainesville opened in October, 2006 allowing Dr. Badua to put her varied experiences to work in one setting. Dr. Badua resides with her husband, Sam andtheir dog Maile. Their son, Sean, is a cadet at West Point Army Academy and their daughter, Jenizza, is a senior at Virginia Tech majoring in Interior Design.
“Dear Dr. Diane Badua,
Thank you for taking the time to visit our school to share information about being an audiologist. I especially enjoyed your enthusiasm about being [an audiologist]. I enjoyed how much you looked like you love your work.”
Student from Saunders Middle School
Jessica Wissinger - Receptionist
Jessica resides with her husband Doug, their son Doug, a college student and in the US Army Natinal Guard, and their dog Forrest. Their daughter, Alexis, is a recent graduate of VMI and now a commissioned officer in the US Navy. Jessica enjoys zumba, tennis, walking and vacationing at the Outer Banks.
"I enjoy working for Dr. Badua. The care and attention she gives to each patient makes it enjoyable to come to work."
Bonita Dromazos - Receptionist
Bonita resides with her husband Jim. Her oldest son, Eric is a recent graduate of JMU. Her youngest son, Matthew, attends JMU and plans to major in business. Bonita enjoys reading, gardening and working out on the elliptical exercise machine.