Our Professional Staff
Diane M. Badua
Dr. Diane Badua graduated from the State University of New York, College at Fredonia in 1986 with her masters in Audiology. She returned to school 18 years later and received her Doctor of Audiology from the University of Florida. Dr. Badua has lived in New York, Georgia, Hawaii, Virginia and Germany. She has worked in a variety of settings including speech and hearing clinics, hearing aid dispensing offices and schools as she gained experience working with newborns, toddlers, children, and adults. "I love seeing the smile on a patient's face when putting a hearing aid on for the first time and to be able to hear sounds they haven't heard in years." Audiology and Hearing Aid Center of Gainesville opened in October 2006 allowing Dr. Badua to put her varied experiences to work in one setting.
Dr. Badua resides with her husband Sam. They both enjoy the great outdoors such as hiking, running, and camping. Their son Sean graduated from West Point Army Academy in 2018 and is now a commissioned officer. Their daughter Jenizza received her Master’s Degree from Virginia Tech in 2019.
Dr. Badua is looking forward to traveling!
Dr. Jamie Clark received her Masters of Education in Hearing Disorders in 2000 from James Madison University and her Doctorate in Audiology in 2009 from the University of Florida. For more than 20 years Jamie has worked as a Diagnostic and Dispensing Audiologist in a variety of professional settings.
She has held the position of Clinical Supervisor and Adjunct Faculty at James Madison University, instructing and mentoring graduate students since 2007. She has worked in the medical community with several prominent Otolaryngologists for more than 10 years providing diagnostic audiometry, electrophysiology, hearing aid evaluation, selection and programming and aural rehabilitation services. She served as a Clinical Outreach Audiologist for a leading hearing aid manufacturer, further enhancing her knowledge base within the hearing aid industry.
Dr. Clark provides a full range of Audiological services:
- Diagnostic Audiometry
- Hearing Aid Evaluation, Selection, and Programming
- Hearing Conservation
- Custom Hearing Protection Devices
- Aural Rehabilitation:
- Assistive Listening Devices
- FM and Bluetooth Technologies
Dr. Theresa Bell
Theresa Bell is a native of Virginia and has been practicing audiology since 1989. She attended Radford University in Radford, Virginia, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Communication Disorders and her Master’s degree in Audiology. She completed her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from A.T. Still University. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings throughout the DC/MD/VA region. Dr. Bell is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) with which she holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A). She is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as both an Audiologist and Hearing Aid Specialist.
Dr. Kimberly Ringie
Dr. Kimberly Ringie was born and raised in Massachusetts. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Elms College. In 2016 she graduated with her Doctorate Degree in Audiology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She now resides in Gainesville with her husband Anthony and their daughter Emmie. Prior to relocating to Northern VA, Dr. Ringie has worked in otolaryngology offices for the past six years specializing in diagnostic care and hearing aid management. Dr. Ringie has her Clinical Certificate of Competence from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA CCC-A) and is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia as both an Audiologist and Hearing Aid Specialist. She is excited to share her passion for better hearing and communication with her patients. Like a true New Englander, GO PATRIOTS!
Jessica resides with her husband Doug and fur baby Forrest. Their Daughter Alexis graduated from VMI and is now a commissioned officer in the US Navy. Their son Doug is a college student and is in the US Army National Guard active duty. Jessica enjoys hiking, personal group training, and vacationing at the Outer Banks. She is a die-hard Pittsburgh Steeler fan!
“I truly enjoy working in this office with caring and dedicated audiologists.”
Julie resides in Centreville with her husband, Tom. Her son, James, is a graduate of Clemson University and works for AT&T in Atlanta, where he lives with his wife, Christine. Her son, Michael, is a graduate of James Madison University and works for PricewaterhouseCoopers in McLean.
Julie enjoys cooking, reading, hiking and golf. She also participates in various fundraising events.
“I’m happy to be working in a friendly and professional office where the audiologists give exceptional service.”
Hearing Aid Assistant
Anglena resides in Gainesville with her family. She moved here from New York City in March of 2021. Anglena obtained her Medical Documentation Specialist certificate through NYU and worked as a medical scribe for seven years.
Anglena enjoys knitting, pottery, cooking, reading, and attending church.
“ I’m so happy to be a part of Audiology and Hearing Aid Center of Gainesville!”