Our Hearing Professionals
Doctor of Audiology
Le'Anne grew up in the Willamette Valley picking berries and tending animals on the family farm. She graduated from Canby High School as an honor student active in forensics, drama, dance team and Rainbow. She graduated in Communications from Lewis and Clark College in Portland with academic honors. She went on to earn her Master's Degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Washington graduating Sigma Cum Laude. Dr. McEachern worked for Dr. Richard Vorhees in Seattle and later Dr. John Epley in Portland, both internationally recognized Otologists. Dr. McEachern started her private audiology practice and hearing aid center in 1982 in Newport, Oregon. In 2008 Dr. McEachern earned her Doctorate in Audiology with a perfect 4.0 GPA from A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences. She continues to offer comprehensive and caring hearing services in Lincoln County.
Hearing Aid Specialist
Keith also, grew up in the Willamette Valley attending high school in Gladstone, Oregon. After high school Keith volunteered with the local fire district and eventually became an Emergency Medical Technician 2 (EMT) and worked for the local ambulance company. In 1994 Keith moved to the Oregon coast and worked with the local ambulance. Keith worked for a time with the local supermarket and noticed that he had a hearing problem. He made an appointment to see Dr. McEachern. He was successfully fitted with hearing instruments and was later offered a job working with Dr. McEachern. Keith earned his Hearing Aid Specialist License in 2007. In 2009 Keith also became certified as an Occupational Hearing Conservationist. Keith enjoys walks on the beach, traveling, photography, and patient care.
Patient Care Coordinator
Jill has been working with Le’Anne since 2011, shortly after locating to the Newport area from Alaska. She has more then 25 years experience in customer service and front office settings. Jill is typically the first person you will speak with on the phone or when coming in to the office and she strives to make each patients experience a positive one. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time walking on the beach with her dog, sewing and cooking.
Velma currently helps with reception when Jill is out. Velma is also our "outside ambassador" participating in numerous community activities. She continues to offer valuable help to us in the office and in our community.