Contact our Director of Audiology

Rex Banks

 

If you have a general question about hearing loss or want more information about our audiology  services, you are welcome to contact Rex Banks by email: rbanks@chs.ca.

Rex Banks, Au.D., Reg. CASLPO | Doctor of Audiology 
Director, Hearing Healthcare, Quality and Knowledge Enterprise 
Infection Control Officer 

BIO
Rex Banks has worked at CHS since 2001 where he is responsible for Audiology/Speech Language Pathology services, quality & accreditation, development of knowledge-based products and serves as the organization’s Infection Control Officer.  His audiology experience spans private practice, ENT physician offices, hospitals, universities, and the non-profit sector. Rex has served on numerous professional committees, is a requested presenter at conferences and is often called upon by the media to comment on a range of hearing healthcare issues that affect Canadians.

EDUCATION 

  • Au.D. (Doctor of Audiology), A.T. Still University 
  • M.A.  (Audiology), University of Tennessee 
  • B.A. (Communication Disorders), University of Mississippi 
  • TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Certificate, University of Toronto

CLINICAL INTERESTS

  • Aural rehabilitation, tinnitus, noise pollution and hearing loss comorbidities 

LEADERSHIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • President, Board of Directors, Canadian Academy of Audiology 
  • President, Board of Directors, Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
  • President, Board of Directors, Acoustic Neuroma Association of Canada 

AWARDS 

  • Audiologist of the Year, Ontario Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists 
  • Professional Leadership Award in Audiology, A.T. Still University 

ADJUNCT PROFESSORSHIPS  

  • A.T. Still University, Nova Southeastern University and Western Kentucky University  

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 

  • Ramage-Morin, P., Banks, R., Pineault, D., Atrach, M. (2019). Unperceived hearing loss among Canadians aged 40 to 79. Statistics Canada, Health Reports. 30. 11-20. 
  • Ramage-Morin, P., Banks, R., Pineault, D., Atrach, M. (2019). Tinnitus in Canada. Statistics Canada, Health Reports, 30. 3-11.

CERTIFCATION/LICENSURE

  • Registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
  • Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology (CCC-A) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT)
  • Cerumen Management