Hearing Improvement Center, LLC

Wethersfield, CT
860-529-3443
West Hartford, CT
860-561-2345
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Our Hearing Professionals

Caren Barone

Caren Barone
Audiologist/Member

Dr. Barone attended Southern Connecticut State University, earning her Bachelor’s degree in Communications Disorders in 2003 and her Master's degree in Audiology in 2005. After completing her Clinical Fellowship Year at Park Avenue Acoustics in Manhattan in 2006, she served as a staff audiologist at the Newington, West Haven and Northampton VA Medical Centers from 2006-2012. During that time Caren also earned her clinical Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida in 2008. She is certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a member of CT Academy of Audiology.

Hannah F. Vollinger

Hannah F. Vollinger
Audiologist

Dr. Vollinger graduated with her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2010 and then went on to pursue a Masters of Business Administration from Fitchburg State University in 2019.  She completed her Clinical Externship at UCLA Audiology Clinic and then went on to work at Connecticut Children's Medical Center as a staff Audiologist from 2010-2017.  Dr. Vollinger was working for a busy ENT practice from 2017-2021, when she decided to join our team in the Wethersfield office.  Hannah is very experienced in the evaluation and rehabilitation process for adults and children and brings a wealth of knowledge and kindness to the practice while focusing on patient-centered care.

Hannah is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. 

Mary-Ann Gubala

Mary-Ann Gubala
Senior Business Manager

Mary-Ann manages the Wethersfield office and has 24 years of experience in accounting and business operations. She is a Wethersfield native, and we all enjoy the light from her amiable disposition.

Juliann Moody

Juliann Moody
Office Administrator

Julie joined our team in February 2021 and oversees the day-to-day operations in our West Hartford office along with scheduling appointments for both of our locations.  We know you'll find her to be friendly and helpful whether you are interacting with her in person or over the telephone.

Alan Dumaine

Alan Dumaine
Audiologist/Member

Alan Dumaine retired in March of 2022 after providing exceptional service to the hard of hearing in the Greater Hartford area for 42 years.