Dr Hodge received her bachelor’s and master’s degree from Ball State Univeristy in 1985-85 and her Clinical doctorate degree from A.T. Still University of Arizona in 2002. Dr. Hodge’s experience includes 15 years of diagnostic and rehabilitative Audiology services as the department director at Community Hospital Anderson. She opened the doors to her private practice on August 2, 2002 and enjoys the freedom to make the right choices for her patients, her staff and herself. As lifetime resident of Madison & Tipton counties, she is on a first name basis by most who walk through the doors. Dr. Hodge is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, the Academy of Doctor’s of Audiology, the American Tinnitus Association and Indiana Speech and Hearing Association.
Pediatric patients and their parents hold special interest for Dr. Hodge, who initially majored in deaf education at Ball State, and she is one of the nine Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) regional consultants contracted by the Indiana State Department of Health to work with professionals and families in the northeast IN region. On occasion, she has given lectures at state professional meetings regarding EHDI, pediatric evaluations, private practice & insurance reimbursement.
In her spare time, Dr. Hodge is a soccer mom (teenage son), and loves to shop with her teenage daughter, golf with her husband and tries to travel with her family at least once a year. She also enjoys photography, scrap-booking and dancing (tap, jazz & Zumba)