Meet Our Team

  • Anne-Marie Calkins
    Doctor of Audiology
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    Anne-Marie Calkins is a board-certified audiologist who has been in practice since 2004. She is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and earned her master’s degree in audiology at Ohio University in Athens. Dr. Calkins later obtained her Doctor of Audiology from Salus University’s school of audiology in Pennsylvania. She is a fellow of the Academy of Audiology and member-at-large of the Tennessee Academy of Audiology. A firm believer in best practices, Dr. Calkins is committed to her community. She has served on the board of North Port Kiwanis, and is a member of Cookeville Noon Rotary.

  • Lisa Davidson
    Doctor of Audiology
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    Lisa Davidson earned her Master of Arts degree in Audiology from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1986. She later received her Doctor of Audiology degree from Salus University School of Audiology in Pennsylvania. Dr. Davidson has served as chairman and member of the Tennessee Board for Communication Disorders and member at large for the Tennessee Academy of Audiology. She is also an active member of the American Academy of Audiology and the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. Dr. Davidson has been in practice in McMinnville and Cookeville TN with Dr. Norwood since 1988.

  • Raiza Carmenate-Nichols
    AuD, CCC-A
    Doctor of Audiology
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    Raiza Carmenate-Nichols graduated cum laude from the University of South Florida in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in communication sciences and disorders. She earned her doctorate in audiology from the school in 2021. Dr. Carmenate-Nichols’ patient-care experience spans a diverse range of Tampa-area institutions – from private practices and ENT offices to hospitals, including the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital. Inspired by her own hearing challenges at an early age, Dr. Carmenate-Nichols is passionate about helping others hear and live their best.

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      About Our Practice

      The providers at our Cookeville audiology practice take on a patient-centered approach that allows us to focus on satisfying your unique hearing care needs. Using cutting-edge equipment and advanced technology, we diagnose and address your hearing and tinnitus concerns. Our aim is to provide personalized care and exceptional follow-up to ensure your hearing and balance requirements are met.

      Our Specializations

      • Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)
        Recommendations and fitting of ALDs such as personal amplifiers, FM systems, or loop systems to improve hearing in specific listening situations.
      • Auditory Rehabilitation
        Individualized programs to help individuals with hearing loss develop better communication strategies and improve listening skills.
      • Cochlear Implants
        Evaluation, candidacy determination, surgery referral, programming, and ongoing support for individuals with severe to profound hearing loss who may benefit from cochlear implant technology.
      • Counseling and Education
        Information and support regarding hearing loss, hearing conservation, communication strategies, and coping mechanisms for individuals and their families.
      • Custom Earplugs and Earmolds
        Creation and fitting of custom-made earplugs for hearing protection, swimming, musicians, and other specific needs. Also includes earmolds for hearing aids or in-ear monitors.
      • Hearing Aid Fitting and Repair
        Selection, fitting, and programming of hearing aids to address hearing loss. This includes counseling on the proper use and maintenance of hearing aids.
      • Hearing Evaluations
        Comprehensive assessments to evaluate hearing abilities, including pure-tone audiometry, speech audiometry, tympanometry, and otoacoustic emissions (OAE) testing.
      • Industrial Audiology
        Workplace hearing evaluations, noise exposure assessments, and recommendations for hearing conservation programs to prevent occupational hearing loss.
      • Tinnitus Evaluation and Management
        Assessment, counseling, and development of strategies to manage tinnitus (ringing or buzzing sound in the ears).

      Payments Accepted

      • American Express
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      • Check
      • Credit Card
      • Discover
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      • Medicare
      • Visa

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