Children’s Hearing Evaluation & Amplification Resource
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The Team

Josephine Marriage PhD

Josephine Marriage PhD, director of Chear, is a clinical scientist in audiology and registered hearing-aid dispenser.

Josephine Marriage has worked with children with hearing loss and cochlear implants for over 20 years. She was head of paediatric audiology at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, from 1993 to 1999.

Josephine is a research associate with Brian Moore, professor of auditory perception at Cambridge University, developing new ways of assessing hearing and programming hearing aids to suit the needs of adults and children.  She is also involved in training hearing professionals throughout the UK.  She has research and teaching roles at the Ear Institute at University College London. 

Dr Marriage was awarded a PhD in hyperacusis in Williams Syndrome from Manchester University.  She also has an audiology MSc from the University of Southhampton and a speech sciences degree from University College London.  She received the George Harris Award for her contribution to hearing aid audiology in 2009 and is registered with the Health Care Professions Council as a clinical scientist and hearing aid dispenser.

Nikki Quinlivan

Nikki Quinlivan is our administrative support lead. She is based in Shepreth but sorts out appointments, reports and payments for all Chear visitors. Nikki has a Bsc in IT and Education Studies. 

Martha Mann

Martha Mann is an Audiologist Assistant who assists Josephine with assessments in both Shepreth and London with children under 6. She makes sure the children feel comfortable and settled during the hearing assessment process. 

Chear Shepreth 30 Fowlmere Road, Shepreth, Royston, Herts, SG8 6QS

Telephone Number 01763 263 333

Chear London 82-86 Jamaica Road, Bermondsey, London, SE16 4BA

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