Dr. Robert M. DiSogra started his private consulting practice in 2016.
Doctor of Audiology (AuD)
Osborne College of Audiology
Masters Degree in Audiology
Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Education (K-12)
St. John's University
New Jersey - Audiologist #41YA00001700
Dr. DiSogra started his private consulting practice in 2016.
He continues to lecture on a variety of audiology topics to state,
national and international audiology associations.
Dr. DiSogra has taught on-line classes in Pharmacology as well as in-class audiology subjects.
From 1985 until 2015 Dr. DiSogra maintained a successful full-time
audiology private practice in
Freehold, New Jersey.
His practice provided diagnostic and rehabilitation hearing services to
infants, children and adults.
Prior to opening his private practice Dr. DiSogra was the
Director of the Cochlear Implant Program
for a biomedical research company
in Princeton, NJ.
The company was conducting
Phase II clinical trials
for their cochlear implant system.
The device investigation team was based at
Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.
The early part of Dr. DiSogra's career was spent at the
Kennedy Medical Center Johnson Rehabilitation Institute
in Edison NJ (1977-1984) as a staff audiologist.
Dr. DiSogra developed and taught the
Pharmacology/Ototoxicity distance learning course at
Salus University for five years (2000 - 2005). He is an adjunct lecturer at Salus.
2019: Dr. DiSogra currently teaches both sections of the Aural Rehabilitation course at Kean University (Spring Semester)
2018: Dr. DiSogra taught Aural Rehabilitation class at Kean University (Spring semester)
He also taught the Basic Audiology class at Kean University (Fall semester)
2017: Dr. DiSogra taught the on-line class
Pharmacology/Ototoxic Drug Monitoring
at the University of South Alabama.
Prior to 2017: Dr. DiSogra has also taught doctoral level/graduate and
undergraduate Audiology courses at
St. John's University, Rutgers University and Kean University (NJ).
PUBLICATIONS - see MORE tab above
Dr. DiSogra has published numerous articles on a variety of audiology topics.
He continues to lecture nationally and internationally on these topics.
HONORS, AWARDS and APPOINTMENTS
Audiology Academy of the National Academies of Practice - 2017
Dr. Joel Wernick Award
For "educational contributions within the fields of audiology and hearing science"
Academy of Doctors of Audiology - 2016
Osborne College of Audiology
Salus University - 2014 - present
Alumnus of the Year
Salus University - 2013
Professional Leadership Award
Audiology Foundation of America - 2003
Distinguished Clinical Service Award
NJ Speech-Language-Hearing Assn. - 1995
Co-Founder and President
New Jersey Academy of Audiology - 1992
Fellow - American Academy of Audiology
Fellow - New Jersey Academy of Audiology
Member - New Jersey Speech- Language Hearing Association
Member - Board of Trustees - American Academy of Audiology Foundation
US Navy veteran
Served during the Vietnam era
(1969 - 1975)
Trained as an Operations Specialist (radar)
Rank: Petty Officer 3rd Class (E-4)
USS Massey (DD-778)
USS Luce (DLG-7)
USS Adroit (MSO-509)
Naval Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit
Honorable Discharge 1975
Married to Suzanne Newman-DiSogra, a speech-language pathologist
with the Princeton (NJ) Board of Education
Dr. DiSogra has two adult sons living in Charlotte, NC and Columbus, GA