Dr. Whitnell is new to the Big Island, having moved directly from her hometown of Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Whitnell earned her Doctor of Audiology degree from Rush University, a Top 10 Audiology program. Having a mother with single-sided deafness has provided Dr. Whitnell with a personal connection to audiology and hearing loss. She has found a career as an audiologist allows her to combine her problem-solving abilities with her desire to help others.
“I’m here to listen to all of your questions, comments, concerns, and jokes.”