Audiology and Hearing Aid Center

Phone Number: (620) 669-2555
Location: Main level of the 2101 building
Hours: Monday through Friday,
8:00am - 5:00pm

The Department of Audiology and the Hearing Aid Center at the Hutchinson Clinic provide comprehensive audiological services including hearing evaluation and rehabilitation for all ages, from babies to seniors. Evaluations include comprehensive audiometry, tympanometry, balance testing, rehabilitation and cerumen management. The latest in hearing aid technology is available. 

meet our audiologists

James Evenson, M.A., CCC-A

James Evenson graduated with his Master’s degree in Audiology from Wichita State University in 1993. He is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and a preceptor for doctoral students in Audiology through Wichita State University.

Jill Hammer, M.A., CCC-A

Jill Hammer is passionate about improving the quality of life for individuals who experience hearing loss and tinnitus. She graduated with her Master’s degree in Audiology from Wichita State University and specializes in diagnostics and management of hearing loss, tinnitus and balance disorders. She is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Her professional interests are in diagnostic hearing evaluations, newborn through geriatric, and hearing aid fitting and counseling to help patients communicate better with their family and friends. 

She is also able to provide treatment options for tinnitus patients as well as make custom ear molds, swim plugs, musician earplugs with acoustic filters, and specialized ear protection for hunters/shooters. 

Megan Pinkerton, B.G.S., B.A. 

Megan Pinkerton is currently studying at Wichita State University and will earn her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree in May 2016. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders and Bachelor of General Studies in Biology from Wichita State University. Megan loves to bring sounds back for people who haven’t been hearing clearly for a long time. She has experience in a variety of settings including the university speech-language and hearing clinic, outpatient rehabilitation hospital, and otolaryngology office. 

She specializes in Alzheimer’s disease/dementia and hearing loss, diagnostic and rehabilitative Audiology and hearing devices. She attends educational seminars to maintain her expertise in Audiology and keeps current with the latest advancements in hearing aid technology. Megan is dedicated to helping her patients achieve optimal hearing from amplification and treating each patient with compassion.