Tri-State Hearing and Balance

Serving Our Patients with 3 Great Locations
In Tallahassee, FL and Thomasville and Bainbridge, GA
850-222-1231

Our Audiology Professionals

Brenda McDonnell, AuD, CCC-A | Audiologist

Brenda McDonnell, AuD, CCC-A | Audiologist

Brenda McDonnell, Au.D., CCC-A, owner, is licensed in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. She received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees from the University of South Alabama. After 13 years of practicing in Alabama and Florida, she completed her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from Salus University in 2003. She has more than 20 years of experience in hearing aid dispensing and general care of hearing impaired patients.

Tiffany Hankla

Tiffany Hankla

Tiffany is from Waycross, Georgia and is our 4th year AuD extern. She graduated from Valdosta State University in Spring 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of South Alabama and will graduate in Spring 2018.

Sydney Hanks

Sydney Hanks

Sydney is from Davie, Florida and graduated from The Florida State University in Spring 2016 with Bachelor’s degree in Family and Child Sciences, a minor in Education, and a certificate in Teaching Students with Developmental Disabilities. She is now continuing on to get her Masters of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of South Alabama.

Melissa DeHosson

Melissa DeHosson

Melissa is from Miami, FL. She graduated from The Florida State University in Spring 2017 with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work and International Affairs. In addition to working at McDonnell Hearing Solutions, she also works part-time at Refuge House, a local domestic violence center. She hopes to pursue her Master's of Social Work during the Fall of 2018.