Meet Dr. Jessen

Dusty Jessen, Au.D., has been practicing audiology since 2001. She was drawn to the field of communication disorders after experiencing first-hand the stress and frustration that accompanies hearing loss. She established Cut to the Chase Communication, LLC in 2013 in order to educate and empower people affected by hearing loss. Dr. Jessen’s accomplishments include:

  • Creator of the 5 Keys to Communication Success program. This includes a critically acclaimed book, eTips and live events to help individuals with hearing loss improve their communication skills and overall quality of life.
  • Owner and director of audiology at Columbine Hearing Care in Littleton, Colorado .
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders, University of Northern Colorado.
  • Master’s degree in Audiology, Arizona State University.
  • Doctorate in Audiology, Arizona School of Health Sciences.
  • Member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology and the Hearing Loss Association of America.
  • Past president of the Colorado Academy of Audiology.
  • CCC-A (Certificate of Clinical Competency in Audiology).
  • Colorado Audiology License.
  • Colorado Hearing Aid Dispensing License.
  • Frequent speaking and coaching engagements.