Meet Our Audiologists

Peoria Ear Nose & Throat Group


Holly J. Demichelis, AuD, FAAA

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Holly J. Demichelis earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University in Communicative Disorders. She continued her Studies at Northern Illinois, completing a Masters of Arts Degree in Audiology. Dr. Demichelis earned her Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) Degree from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences. Dr. Demichelis is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, Illinois Academy of Audiology and the Academy of Doctors of Audiology. She is certified by the American Speech, Language & Hearing Association and is licensed to practice Audiology in the State of Illinois. Dr. Demichelis enjoys working with all age populations with a special interest in advanced amplification technology and vestibular diagnostics/rehabilitation.

Jill A. Pruvost, AuD, CCC-A

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Jill Pruvost earned both her Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology and her Master of Science in Audiology from Illinois State University. Dr. Pruvost completed her Doctorate of Audiology (AuD) degree from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, Illinois Academy of Audiology and is certified by the American Speech, Language & Hearing Association. She is licensed to practice Audiology in Illinois. Dr. Pruvost enjoys working with all age groups in performing audiological diagnostics and fitting amplification.

Becky Braun, AuD, CCC-A

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Becky Braun earned both her Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders – Speech and Hearing Science, and her Master of Science in Audiology from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh.  Dr. Braun was awarded her Clinical Doctorate of Audiology (Au.D.) from the University of Florida.  Dr. Braun is a Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology, is Board Certified in Audiology with a Specialty Certification in Pediatric Audiology, and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  She is licensed to practice Audiology in Illinois.  Dr. Braun has served as an Adjunct Professor at Illinois State University.  Prior to joining the staff of Peoria Ear, Nose & Throat Group, Dr. Braun was a Clinical Audiologist at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, where she helped establish a Cochlear Implant program with Dr. James Klemens.  Dr. Braun’s clinical interests include early assessment and treatment of pediatric patients, adult hearing evaluations and hearing aids, as well as vestibular diagnostics and rehabilitation.

Samantha Lenzini, AuD, CCC-A

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Samantha Lenzini earned a Bachelor of Science – Speech Pathology & Audiology Degree from Miami University, Oxford, OH in 2013. She received her Doctor of Audiology degree from Illinois State University in 2017. Prior to joining Peoria Ear, Nose & Throat Group Dr. Lenzini was employed at FYZICAL Therapy &Balance Centers, in Omaha, NE. Dr. Lenzini provides adult and pediatric audiological evaluations, hearing aid fittings and service, and vestibular evaluations. She is licensed to practice Audiology in Illinois

 

Jacey Hoekstra, AuD, CCC-A

Doctor of Audiology

Dr. Hoekstra earned both her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders and her Doctor of Audiology degree from Illinois State University. Dr. Hoekstra also completed foreign study program at University of Granada, Granada, Spain. Jacey is very familiar with many of our audiology patients as she completed her 4th year externship at Peoria Ear, Nose & Throat. Dr. Hoekstra is certified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association and provides adult and pediatric audiological evaluations, hearing aid fittings and service. Dr. Hoekstra assists James Klemens, M.D. & Hetal Patel, M.D. with their Cochlear Implant patients. She is licensed to practice Audiology in Illinois.