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Meet Our Audiologist and Office team


Elizabeth Kennedy, Ph. D. CCC-A, FAAA

NJ Audiology License 096, NJ Hearing Aid Dispenser License MG 00408, Supervising Licensee

Elizabeth Kennedy is our Founder and current Clinical Director. She has worked with individuals with hearing loss for over 25 years. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings. Her areas of expertise include diagnostic and rehabilitation, with a special interest in hearing aids.

Dr. Kennedy has also had over 17 years of experience teaching graduate level courses as Associate Professor of Audiology at Temple University prior to entering the private sector. She earned her Doctorate in Hearing Science at City University of New York. Dr. Kennedy is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.

Melissa Dwornick, HIS

Melissa Dwornick joined Associates in Hearing HealthCare in the summer of 2003 as a patient care coordinator. She has been involved in many aspects of the practice over the years and in the fall of 2011 entered the Hearing Instrument Specialist program at Burlington County College. She graduated in the fall of 2014 and is now working full time as a hearing aid dispenser.

Ms. Dwornick enjoys working with both children and adults and is very interested in assistive technology. She is frequently invited to community groups and health fairs to speak about the signs, prevention and treatment options of hearing loss as well as hearing aids and assistive technology.

Office Staff

Jon Ayes
Practice Owner

Jon Ayes joined Associates in Hearing HealthCare in July of 2014 as Director of Operations. He became practice owner in November 2018. Jon brings 25 years of experience in managing health care practices in a manner that enhances patient experiences. When not working, Jon enjoys family time and a good golf game.

Jennifer Winters
Office Administrator

Jennifer joined Associates in Hearing HealthCare since moving to New Jersey in November 2004, beginning as a Patient Care Coordinator and eventually moving into her current position as Office Administrator. Jennifer expanded her skills from answering the phones and scheduling patients to handling the accounts receivable and managing the health insurance billing. When she is not working, Jennifer can usually be found in her kitchen working on her aspiration to be the next Ina Garten.

Nicole Grippi
Practice Development Representative 

Nicole joined Associates In Hearing HealthCare in December of 2015 as a patient care coordinator. In 2017 she advanced to Practice Development Representative. Her primary responsibility is to raise awareness about hearing healthcare to local physicians, healthcare providers and the community through outreach and health fairs. Her free time is spent with her husband jumping from field to field watching their son’s baseball and daughter softball games.

Leslie Lotierzo
Patient Outreach Specialist 

Leslie joined Associates In Hearing HealthCare in July 2010 as a Patient Care Coordinator. In December 2018 she became the Practice Outreach Representative, Her primary responsibility is to follow up with are our patients, ensuring that the services they receive are optimal. Leslie is known world-wide for her glorious nails and wonderful laugh.

Desiree Martin
Patient Care Coordinator

Desiree joined the practice in November of 2017 as a Patient Care Coordinator. She particularly enjoys the patient interaction and sense of helping people that her position provides. Desiree spends time in both the Barrington and Marlton offices and is more than happy to help find a convenient date and time for your appointment.

Alexandra Mays Ford
Patient Care Coordinator

Alex joined the practice in the Fall of  2019 as a Patient Care Coordinator. When she is not in the office, she also performs for American Historical Theatre and Historic Philadelphia as a First-Person Interpreter portraying Ona Judge and Rosa Parks. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her husband and daughter and friends and family.

Get Hearing Help

If you think you're starting to have hearing issues, want to treat hearing loss or need some more information about hearing, get in touch with our team today.

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