Meet Our Team

Elise North Uhring, Au.D.

Elise North Uhring, Au.D.

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Elise Uhring has been an audiologist for over 20 years. Prior to practicing in Huntingdon, she was the clinic coordinator and instructor at Penn State University from 1994 to 2008. Dr. Uhring has presented at conferences on hearing health subjects and has been published in audiology journals in the area of auditory processing disorders.

Dr. Uhring completed her undergraduate degree in deaf education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, her master’s degree in audiology from James Madison University, and her doctorate of audiology from Salus University.

She has managed to do all of this as well as be a wife and proud mother of two children.

Dr. Uhring’s previous experiences have included full-time employment in an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctor’s office, a veteran’s administration hospital, as well as consulting for various retirement villages. Current interests include diagnostic audiology, digital hearing aid technology, and auditory processing disorders.

She is a member of:

  • The American Academy of Audiology
  • The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • The Educational Audiology Association
  • The Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology (past board member)


Dr. Uhring is board certified by the American Academy of Audiology and is a past newsletter chairperson of the Pennsylvania Academy of Audiology. She maintains the highest level of knowledge and familiarization with hearing loss, new hearing aid technology, and balance disorders. By attending state and national conventions and receiving continuing education credits, Dr. Uhring is familiar with the most up-to-date treatments and technology available, including otoacoustic emissions and electronystagmography.

With over 20 years of clinical experience working closely with several ENTs and many other physicians, Dr. Uhring has extensive experience to professionally assess, diagnose, and treat all audiological related problems. She specializes in advanced technology hearing aids that individually fit a person’s hearing loss and in the assessment and treatment of auditory processing disorders.

Additional Staff

Bonnie Varner

Registered Pennsylvania Hearing Aid Dispenser

Bonnie has been with the practice since the beginning, starting as the receptionist. In 2006, she began the process of becoming a registered hearing aid dispenser. She continues to attend educational seminars to keep up to date with the latest technology and how it can better serve the patients.

Bonnie also takes care of all of the insurance billing and accounts receivable. Should you have any questions regarding your coverage, she is happy to help.

Angela Grace Boonie, Au.D., CCC-A

  • Graduated from Huntingdon Area High School in 1997
  • Attended Penn State University, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication Disorders with a minor in psychology in 2002.
  • Earned a Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from Bloomsburg University in 2006.
  • Member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association with a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A).
  • Specializes in the assessment of dizziness and the treatment of vestibular problems.

Diane Swanger

Receptionist

Diane has been with the practice since 2008. She will take care of all of your needs while waiting to see the doctor or hearing aid dispenser.

Diane will check you in and help you complete all of your paperwork. She is also the one who will make your follow-up appointments.

James Uhring

Treasurer/Graphic Artist

Jim has a bachelor’s degree from Penn State in integrative arts, and he handles all of our advertising and sales promotions. He helps cover the front office when needed.

Michaela Bonawitz

  • Certified Audiological Technician
  • Geisinger Medical Center, NA, HSA certification audiometric in 1975
  • Previous employment includes:
    • Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA
    • Audiological Technician for William Turley, Audiologist

Contact us today for a free hearing aid demonstration.

6678 Towne Center Blvd.
Huntingdon, PA 16652

Phone: (814) 641-4327

Toll Free: (877) 643-4327

Fax: (814) 641-7104

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Hours: Open Monday - Friday: 9am - 4:30pm

Walk-ins welcome.

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