M.Sc., R. Aud.
Chuck Fuller graduated from the University of Texas in 1977, with a Master’s degree in Audiology. He has practiced in the field ever since, both as a clinician and as a manager of other audiologists and hearing instrument practitioners. He initially worked as a Public Health Audiologist for the BC Government’s Speech and Hearing Division in Prince Rupert and Chilliwack from 1977-1988. He then co-founded the Abbotsford Hearing Clinic (4th oldest private audiology practice in BC), where he worked from 1988-2002.
During his time there, he not only provided clinical hearing services, but also assisted in the education and clinical training of several audiologists, a practice continued by his appointment as a Clinical Instructor in Audiology at the University of British Columbia. Chuck then worked for Island Hearing Services (which became Connect Hearing) from 2002-2012, as a Branch Manager, District Manager, and Regional Manager (in BC and ON).
During his tenure with Island/Connect he again helped train and supervise younger audiologists and hearing instrument practitioners. He has been at Pindrop-Abbotsford, ON since March 2012, where he continues to provide clinical services along with education, training and mentoring of other audiologists and hearing instrument practitioners. Outside of work, he was also a founding member and past President of the BC Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists [BCASLPA] and the BC Association of Audiologists in Private Practice. He is also a founding member and Past President of the Canadian Academy of Audiology and was a founding member and Vice Chair of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC. Over the years, he has received several awards recognizing his contributions to the field of audiology at both the provincial and national levels.