Matthew Wetmore is currently completing his fourth-year Doctoral Externship at Happy Ears Hearing Center. Matthew earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Illinois State University in 2012 as a Special Education major, specializing in Deaf Education.
Upon completing his undergraduate coursework, Matthew taught for two years as an itinerant teacher of the deaf where he worked with children of various ages with hearing loss. He then decided to pursue his passion of becoming an audiologist at Illinois State University. Matthew is an active member in the Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) devoting the past two years as the Chair of Community Outreach in his local chapter. Matthew was born with hearing loss and successfully utilizes a cochlear implant and hearing aid. His clinical experience features a broad array of services ranging from pediatrics through adults. He enjoys developing relationships with his patients and helping them navigate the various challenges of hearing loss and bringing the joy of communication back into their lives.
Matthew grew up in Macomb, Illinois and currently resides in the Phoenix area. He loves spending time with his beautiful wife and daughter. His hobbies include running, cycling, and hiking outdoors. He is excited to join the Happy Ears Hearing Center team in serving the community.
Matthew will be graduating in May 2018 with his Doctorate Degree in Audiology.