Who We Are


Dr. Mary McDanielMary M. McDaniel, Au.D., is the founder and CEO of Pacific Hearing Conservation Inc. She has worked exclusively in occupational audiology since 1984. Dr. McDaniel is an active member of the National Hearing Conservation Association, serving as President of the Association in 1997-98. In 2003 she was the recipient of the NHCA Michael Beall Threadgill Award for outstanding leadership and distinguished service.

Mary served on the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) for ten years, serving as Council Chair from 2007-2009. She is a certified CAOHC Course Director and also is a certified Profession Supervisor of the Audiometric Monitoring Program©. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Past Chair of ASHA’s Special Interest Division in Hearing Conservation and Occupational Audiology, and currently sits on the Special Interest Group 8 – Public Health Issues Related to Hearing and Balance. She is also a member of the American Academy of Audiology.

Dr. McDaniel is licensed to practice in Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, Nevada, Arizona, North Dakota, Missouri, Texas, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. She received a BS in Speech Pathology & Audiology from North Dakota State University and an MS in Audiology from Minot State University. She received her Au.D. from A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences. At the time of her graduation in March of 2007, Dr. McDaniel was presented a Professional Leadership Award from the Audiology Foundation of America.

Dr. Kirsten McCallKirsten McCall, Au.D., CCC-A is a Doctor of Audiology. She became a CAOHC-certified Course Director in 1994 and is recognized by CAOHC as one of the “Top 25 Most Active Course Directors.” Dr. McCall was also nominated for the 2005-2006 “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.”

Practicing as an occupational audiologist for more than 25 years, Kirsten’s passion is the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss.  She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the National Hearing Conservation Association.

Serving as the Professional Supervisor for numerous hearing conservation programs, her experience includes audiometric data review, reporting, and determination of work-relatedness; comprehensive noise measurement (e.g. area reading and dosimetry); professional oversight of mobile audiometric testing and CAOHC-certified technicians; and hearing conservation education and motivation for  management and employees.

Dr. McCall is licensed to practice in Arizona, California, Oregon, North Carolina, Nevada, and Washington. She has been a CAOHC Professional Supervisor since 2006. She teaches more than 10 CAOHC courses per year in California, Washington, Oregon, and Arizona. She received her ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence in Audiology in 1992.