Jack Adams, M.S.
Jack Adams has been serving the needs of the hearing impaired for over 35 years. He completed his M.S. in Audiology at Tulane University and then enrolled in the Ph.D. Audiology Program at University of Illinois for 2 years before accepting a position as a Regional Audiologist for the Ministry of Health in British Columbia. During his 4 years in Canada he also served as an editor for the Journal of the Canadian Speech and Hearing Association. He returned to Tulane as an Instructor in the Graduate School prior to joining a multi-office private hearing aid practice in Fort Myers, Florida. He started his own practice, Audiology Consultants of Southwest Florida, three years later where he still spends half his time as owner and clinical provider of services after 30 years in practice. Mr. Adams spends the rest of his time in Northboro managing his new concierge audiology practice, Audiology Consultants of Metrowest.
As an adjunct to his practice in Florida, Mr. Adams has developed an audiology program in the local school district, initiated the first audiology program at the Veterans Administration Clinic, and provided audiology services at the state center for the severe and profoundly mentally challenged.
Jack has served on the Board of Directors of the Florida Speech and Hearing Association as Vice President of Clinical and Health Care Services and Vice President of Governmental Affairs. He also served as Chair of the Private Practice Committeee and the Insurance Committee. In 1990, Jack was appointed to the first Florida Licensing Board for Audiology which was responsible for writing the rules governing the practice of audiology in Florida.
In addition to MAA, Mr. Adams holds memberships in ASHA, AAA, Florida Language Speech and Hearing Association, Florida Academy of Audiology and is licensed in both Florida and Massachusetts.