Because there's more to life than audiology...The recordings below are home-made...Doug played all the instruments and sang all the vocals EXCEPT for the four recordings with THE STEAMROLLERS (July 2021). All others are Doug at home, no studio, playing each instrument, one at a time) and singing (more or less) each vocal part, while tracking the whole thing on a digital recorder...where is George Martin when you need him...
Dr. Douglas L. Beck earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) in Communication Disorders & Sciences (1982) and his master's degree in audiology from the University of Buffalo (1984) and his doctorate
(Au.D., Doctor of Audiology) from the University of Florida, Gainesville (2000).
His professional career began in Los Angeles at the House Ear Institute in clinical audiology, cochlear implant research, and intraoperative cranial nerve monitoring. In 1988, he was appointed Director of Audiology at Saint Louis University in the department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Eight years later he co-founded an audiology and hearing aid dispensing practice in St Louis, Missouri. In 1999, he became President and Editor-In-Chief of; AudiologyOnline.com, SpeechPathology.com and HealthyHearing.com.
Dr. Beck joined Oticon in August, 2005.
In December, 2019 he was promoted to Vice President of Academic Sciences at Oticon Inc. (580 Howard Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873).
Throughout his 17 years of on-going full-time employment at Oticon, Inc., he also served as: Web Content Editor for the American Academy of Audiology 2008-2015. Senior Editor for Clinical Research at the Hearing Review from 2016-present. Adjunct Clinical Professor of Communication Disorders at the State University of New York, Buffalo. 2016- present.
Dr. Beck is among the most prolific authors in audiology with 189 publications and 1275 abstracts, interviews, and op-eds written for the AAA (2008-2015), Hearing Review (1990- 2020) and Audiology Online (1999-2005) addressing a wide variety of audiology and professional topics including; audiology, the profession of audiology, pediatric audiology, cognition, hearing aids, audition, counseling and more.