Dr. Alida Naude
Research and Training Audiologist / Amtronix Diagnostics and the University of Pretoria, South Africa
Dr Alida Naudé is a Diagnostic, Research and Training Audiologist who received her doctorate in audiology from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2015 for which she received the CAAC Semantic Compaction Systems Award for best research project.
At the end of 2016 she completed her post doctorate fellowship at the Centre for Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Special areas of expertise and research include ethics and personal development, evoked potentials, vestibular audiology and ototoxicity. She has authored more than 10 articles in accredited journals and has also served as the editor of a special journal edition about ethics in conjunction with international researchers. Most recently she co-authored a research methodology book which is based on work emanating from both her PhD as well as from her post-doctoral work. She is a certified NLP and Life Coach with special interest in engaging emotional and creative intelligence to enhance the capacity of people to be aware of, control and express their emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. She is an active member of the Gauteng Baby Project, working towards the implementation of UNHS in South Africa and regularly presents workshops related to screening and diagnostic follow up audiological services.
She is currently a Diagnostic, Research and Training Audiologist working at Amtronix Diagnostics and the University of Pretoria, South Africa