Robert Traynor

Robert Traynor Audiology

For 45 years Dr Robert M. Traynor (B.A., 1972; MA, 1973; Ed.D., 1975; MBA, 2006) practiced audiology at his clinic, Audiology Associates, Inc., in Greeley, Colorado, where he provided diagnostic & rehabilitative treatment for hearing loss and tinnitus to patients of all ages. He also conducted operative monitoring for otolaryngologists and general surgeons for 25 years at three hospitals in northern Colorado. He has been a frequent lecturer domestically and internationally in over 40 countries on most aspects of Audiology. As an academic, Dr Traynor has been an Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor of Audiology and an Audiology Program Director at Colorado State University. For 17 years, he was the Senior International Audiology Consultant to a major hearing aid manufacturer based in Bern, Switzerland, where he provided technical support to engineers and hearing scientists within the research and development group. He is a 2017 inductee as Fellow of the National Academies of Practice, was presented the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Colorado Academy of Audiology and named a 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Northern Colorado. In 2019, Dr Traynor was awarded the Joel Wernick Award for outstanding educational contributions to education in Audiology and Hearing Science.

Dr Traynor joined the Doctor of Audiology on-line faculty at the University of Florida in 1998 and currently is an adjunct professor for 3 university audiology programs. He was instrumental in the design and implementation of the audiology practice management curriculum which has been duplicated in many programs across the country. His text, Strategic Practice Management, 3rd Edition, co-authored with Dr Robert Glaser, is used in most audiology training programs.

At Robert Traynor Audiology, LLC, he offers professional advice to the hearing industry and provides expert witness services for personal injury and audiology malpractice cases for both defense and plaintiff.