The Director and Staff
Northwest Speech and Hearing Center, Ltd. was founded by Dr. Mary Cay Chisholm in 1977. She holds a Master of Arts in Audiology from the University of Illinois. She also was part of Northwestern University's Executive Masters Program, attaining a Masters in Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 1991. Most recently, she completed her Doctorate of Audiology from Central Michigan University in 2007.
Dr. Chisholm has worked as a consulting audiologist for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and as an instructor at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. She is the consulting audiologist on the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Council at Northwest Community Hospital. Within the community, she has served on the Board of Directors and is an active member in the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights.
Northwest Speech and Hearing Center Ltd. offers a highly trained and experienced professional staff of licensed audiologists. This dedicated team of professionals provides services to patients from the community at the Center, at the adjacent Northwest Community Hospital and at several retirement facilities and senior centers in the area.
These healthcare providers are active members in several professional associations including:
- Academy of American Audiology.
- Academy of Dispensing Audiologists.
- Academy of Doctors of Audiology.
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
- Educational Audiology Association.
- Illinois Academy of Audiology.
The credentials, ongoing educational endeavors and caring nature of the entire staff serve to fulfill the Center's mission to enhance quality of life in the Community.