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Healthy Hearing Now Honored by International Hearing Society as 2020 All-Star Award Recipient

Updated: Apr 29, 2021

It’s not every day that one is recognized for their dedication to excellence and commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards in their work. Yet, this year a Virginia Beach, Virginia resident is being honored for their ongoing commitment to providing the highest standards of compassionate hearing healthcare for their community.

The International Hearing Society (IHS) announces Chris Maher, M.Ed., BC-HIS a licensed and board-certified hearing aid specialist at Healthy Hearing Now in Virginia is a first-time All-Star Award recipient this year. The prestigious All-Star Award recognizes outstanding IHS members who have invested years in the Society and upholding the IHS Code of Ethics, the pinnacle of ethical standards when interacting with the community, patients, their families, and other professionals.

Maher a hearing instrument specialist since 2003 is celebrating 15 years with IHS, which is the only association to represent hearing aid dispensing professionals worldwide since 1951.

“It is an honor to be an IHS All-Star Award recipient this year,” said Maher “I strive to provide the best hearing healthcare for my patients and being an IHS member helps me do that. I look forward to many more years of membership and serving the community and helping to improve quality of life.”

Healthy Hearing Now was established in 2007 to serve the hearing-impaired community in Virginia Beach and help improve the quality of life for residents. Since its opening, Chris and his staff have helped restore a rich and vibrant way of life for his patients and helped them to reconnect with those around them. “Hearing loss affects us on a deeply emotional level and to be able to participate with greater ease is vital.” The office is located at 2648 Virginia Beach Blvd. Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452 Those looking to understand more about their hearing health, or who may be experiencing hearing difficulties can call 757-431-1999 to make an appointment for a hearing evaluation. Healthy Hearing Now’s website also is a valuable resource for information

“I love helping people hear better,” explained Maher “The satisfaction that comes with helping someone regain their confidence or a grandparent hear their grandchildren laugh or seeing a patient excel in their career because they can hear better is rewarding and I’m thankful to be in this profession, serving my community.”

About the International Hearing Society (IHS) The International Hearing Society (IHS) is a membership association that represents hearing healthcare professionals worldwide. IHS members are engaged in the practice of testing human hearing and selecting, fitting, and dispensing hearing instruments and counseling patients. Founded in 1951, the Society continues to recognize the need for promoting and maintaining the highest possible standards for its members in the best interests of the hearing impaired it serves. For more information about IHS visit

Healthy Hearing Now of Virginia Beach, Virginia Honored by International Hearing Society as 2020 All-Star Award Recipient

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