Our Hearing Professionals
Originally from upstate NY she has over 40 years experience as an audiologist. She received a Master's degree from Ithaca College and has worked in several clinics and hospitals in both New York and Massachusetts. Lynda taught Audiology courses at both Ithaca and Elmira Colleges. She is past director of Audiology at Hahnemann Rehabilitation Center, now Peak Rehab.
Lynda also worked as a marketing manager and trainer for three major hearing aid companies over a thirteen year period. She began the practice by acquiring the Framingham Office in 1986 which has now grown to three offices with the addition of Marlboro and Worcester. She is proud of her terrific team their competencies and their accomplishments.
Lynda and Her husband live in the Blackstone Valley. She has two chihuahua mix dogs both with "attitudes."
We were very fortunate to hire Dr. Nicole Ferro, AuD., CCC-A to provide audiology services in the Framingham and Marlboro offices.
Nicole graduated from URI with her masters in Audiology and continued her education at Salus University where she obtained her doctorate in Clinical Audiology. Dr. Ferro worked in Dartmouth, MA for several years and also at Reliant Medical Group (formerly Fallon Clinic) in Worcester where she was the only dispensing audiologist for many years.
She has a reputation for providing compassionate and thoughtful hearing healthcare to her patients. Dr. Ferro divides her time between the the Framingham office and the Marlborough office where she works with Dr. Hughes, ENT one day each week.
Nicole has three great kids who range in age from 16 to six who, when she is not working, keep her very busy as an unpaid taxi driver.
She is patient, kind, experienced and knowledgeable and an exceptionally caring provider for our patients. We are proud to have her on our team.
Loleata Wigall, M.S, CCC-A, F-AAA
Loleata or "Lolly" as she is known to her family and friends has been an audiologist devoted to patient care since 1974. She owned a two office practice in northern MA until four years ago. We are fortunate to have her on board.
She will work in both the Worcester and Marlborough offices.
Andrew hails from South Florida and has recently joined our team in the Summer of 2020 to provide audiology services in the Framingham office.
He graduated with his B.S. from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) and continued his education at Northeastern University where he obtained his doctorate in audiology. His prior experiences in audiological testing and fitting hearing aids includes: Mass Eye and Ear, Boston VA Medical Center, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Andrew and his fiance live in Framingham with their bernese mountain dog Sadie. He is looking forward to meeting all of our Framingham patients and helping with their hearing healthcare needs.
Craig Barth Marlboro
Front Office Patient Coordinator
Lauren recently joined our team in the fall of 2014 as the front office patient coordinator in Framingham.
She came to us from The Learning Center for Deaf Children where she worked at the front desk and performed many administratitve and projet tasks and duties over eight years.
Prior to that she worked for Verizon for over eleven years in many different capacities both training and administration.
There she completed many special and diverse projects and took on many challenging tasks. She is a great addition for us and we are only beginning to learn all the terrific things she can do.
You will find her to be friendly and courteous and eager to help with any questions or provide any guidance you may need.
Lauren has five grown children who all still live at home ( launching suggestions accepted). She likes to walk,jog and knit when she has time. She is a Woman of the Moose organization but is never called a “Moosette”or a “cow” which is only used when referring to a female moose in nature. In addition, you will find she has a great sense of humor. Lauren looks forward to meeting all of our Framingham patients.
Front Office Coordinator
Peg Edwards was a finance manager at EMC and has been a long term "behind the scenes" employee employee of Audiology Affiliates. Peg will now take the busy front desk patient coordinator position in the Worcester office. She has two lovely daughters and four grandchildren who keep her busy when not at work.