Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers
& Speech-Language Pathologists
Welcome to the Maryland State Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers and Speech-Language Pathologists web site. The sections listed on the menu provide information on items of interest to consumers, applicants and licensees. After you have reviewed these sections, if you have not found the answers you need, please contact the Board by phone, fax or e-mail.
Meetings of the Board are held at 4:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at DHMH on Patterson Avenue. Please note that the Board does not meet in the months of August or December. All interested parties are welcome to attend the meeting. Please contact the Board office for meeting room and directions.
The mission of the Board is to enhance the quality of the hearing and speech health care provided to the citizens of Maryland by ensuring qualified and competent audiologists, hearing aid dispensers and speech-language pathologists are licensed to practice in the State of Maryland.
Online Renewal System Closed
The online renewal system is closed for individuals that held an audiology license or a speech-language pathology license that expired on May 31, 2015.
The non-renew status for those individuals has been updated effective July 1, 2015. Individuals practicing on or after July 1, 2015 with an expired license are in violation of the law.
Individuals who wish to reinstate their expired license may contact the Board at 410-764-4723 to request a reinstatement form.
Hearing Aid Sales and Third-Party Providers
For important information to all licensees regarding third party sellers of hearing aids please click here.
Requesting Verification Letters
For more information regarding requesting a verification letter to be sent to another licensing board or employer please click here
Board Meeting Dates
The Board meets on the third Thursday of each month except August and December. Board meetings are held at 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland. Continuing education credit can be earned by licensees by attending the open session of Board meetings.
Ocassionally, Board meetings are cancelled - please call the Board at 410-764-4725 to ensure that the meeting is being held. Whenever possible notice of a cancellation of a Board meeting will be posted to this homepage.
Upcoming Board meeting dates are:
July 16, 2015
September 17, 2015
October 15, 2015
Christopher J. Kelter, Executive Director
Anthony DeFranco, AAG, Board Counsel
Zoann C. Mouzone, Administrative Specialist
Yolanda B. Campbell, Office Secretary
Board of AUD/HAD/SLP
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
4201 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Ronald Kaplan, Au.D. (AUD), Chair
- Cassandra Peters-Johnson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (SLP), Co-Chair
C. Kirk Payne (HAD), Co-Chair
John Sloan, M.Ed. CCC-SLP (SLP), Treasurer
- Lisa Melody, SLP (SLP)
Lisa M. Nelson, Au.D (AUD)
- Charlotte Godfrey, Au.D (AUD)
Billie Jo O'Donovan (HAD)
- George Sheckells (HAD)
Scott D. London, M.D.
- Victor Da Costa, M.D.
- John Rouse, Consumer
- Vacant, Consumer