A.U. Bankaitis, PhD
St. Louis Missouri
A.U. Bankaitis, PhD is a clinical Audiologist & Vice President of Oaktree Products, Inc., a multi-line distributor hearing healthcare products. As a doctoral candidate, her funded research documented the effects of varying degrees of HIV on the auditory system. Dr. Bankaitis successfully applied these research insights into clinical practice, becoming the leading authority on infection control and authoring many publications on the topic including the popular textbook Infection Control in the Audiology Clinic. Beyond infection control, she has also carved out a niche expertise in identifying viable product solutions intended to deliver positive patient outcomes and ensure compliance with best practice protocols. A.U. shares these insights in her popular Audiology blog (www.aubankaitis.com).