Michelle Hoon-Starr “officially” joined the staff as a full-time Doctor of Audiology in May 2023, after completing her fellowship year at HCC. Her compassionate care and brilliance are a welcome addition to our community. She graduated summa cum laude with her bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary in 2015, and her doctorate in audiology from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2023. Michelle’s clinical interests include hearing aids, cochlear implants, and tinnitus evaluation and treatment. She is passionate about helping her patients improve their communication ability and overall quality of life. In her spare time she enjoys reading, horseback riding, and relaxing with her dog Penny. Chestertown holds a special place for Michelle as she spent time with her grandparents here as a child.