Meet Dr. Robert M. DiSogra

Over 40 Years of Experience in Hearing Healthcare and Education

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Dr. Robert M. DiSogra started his private consulting practice in 2016.



EDUCATION
Doctor of Audiology (AuD)

Osborne College of Audiology 

Salus University 


Masters Degree in Audiology

Hofstra University 


Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Education (K-12)

St. John's University



PROFESSIONAL LICENSE

New Jersey - Audiologist #41YA00001700



WORK EXPERIENCE


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.



TEACHING
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


Distinguished Fellow

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


Former Chairperson

Osborne College of Audiology

Advisory Board 

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



MEMBERSHIPS
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


MILITARY
US Navy veteran 

Served during the Vietnam era

(1969 - 1975)


Trained as an Operations Specialist (radar)


Rank: Petty Officer 3rd Class (E-4) 


Duty Stations

USS Massey (DD-778)

USS Luce (DLG-7)

USS Adroit (MSO-509) 

Naval Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit 


Honorable Discharge 1975


PERSONAL

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