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KimSmallKim Cavitt, AuD, owner of Audiology Resources, Inc., graduated with her Master’s degree in Audiology from Indiana University in 1991 and with her AuD from Salus University in 2005. She spent nine years as a clinical audiologist and preceptor at The Ohio State University and Northwestern University and spent two years as the Director of Professional Relations at HearPO.

Since 2001, Dr. Cavitt has operated her own Audiology consulting firm, Audiology Resources, Inc. Audiology Resources, Inc. provides comprehensive operational and reimbursement consulting services to hearing healthcare clinics, providers, organizations, buying groups, and manufacturers who want to be better equipped to compete in the managed care and healthcare arenas.

Throughout her career, Dr. Cavitt has been actively involved in issues related to all aspects of Audiology practice operations and management, coding, billing, third-party reimbursement and managed care issues. She has written numerous articles, provided many webinar training events, and given numerous presentations at both the state and national levels on these topics. Dr. Cavitt is a Past President of the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) She is also a current member of the State of Illinois Speech Pathology and Audiology Licensure Board and the Vice President of Government Affairs for the Illinois Academy of Audiology. She is an ADA representative on the Audiology Quality Consortium and the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association Health Care Economics subcommittee.

Dr. Cavitt is an Adjunct Lecturer and Clinical Placement Coordinator in the AuD program at Northwestern University and is a senior contributor to Audiology Online and Audiology Practices.

Dr. Cavitt is the married mother of one daughter and is actively involved in her community. An avid fan of her beloved Indiana Hoosiers and Chicago Cubs, she also enjoys beer, food, travel, and enjoying her adopted hometown of Chicago.

Disclosures (2017):

Audiology Resources, Inc. (ownership)

Northwestern University (adjunct faculty)

Academy of Doctors of Audiology, Michigan Audiology Coalition and AudiologyOnline (consulting)

Illinois Academy of Audiology, Illinois Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Audiology Quality Consortium, American Speech Language Hearing Association Audiology Group, and Academy of Doctors of Audiology (volunteer activities)