Dr. Lori Trentacoste is Board Certified in Audiology (ABA) and has been a part of Island Better Hearing since her dad, Bob Trentacoste, began the Practice back in 1971. Island Better Hearing is one of the oldest Family owned and operated audiology and hearing aid dispensing practices in the tri- state area. Dr. Lori graduated with a Master’s degree from the University of Buffalo in 1986 and received her Doctorate in Audiology in 2010 from the Arizona School of Health Sciences.
Dr. Lori has been actively involved in many professional organizations locally and nationally to include The American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), and the Long Island Speech Language and Hearing Association (LISHA). Dr. Lori works with other local agencies which includes the County Early Intervention program and the New York State ACCESS program. She is also a member of the Hearing Care Group, a local agency of Audiologists/Practice Owners who works to increase consumer awareness to Hearing loss and current trends in technology.
Dr. Lori consults with several school districts, including Huntington, S. Huntington, Kings Park, Deer Park, Half Hollow Hills, Commack, and Smithtown and is a consultant for the Western Suffolk BOCES Student Adjustment Center (SAC). She is responsible for educating staff and personnel about hearing loss and technology and evaluates the educational needs of students to improve the classroom environment for ease in learning.
Dr. Lori has worked in tandem with local and State political officials to increase the public’s awareness of hearing issues as well as treatment and prevention strategies. She is co-founder of the Long Island Alliance for Hearing Preservation (LIAHP). The LIAHP is a group of professionals and community leaders who are committed to promoting public awareness about Hearing Loss and chronic hearing issues- as well as what can be done about it.