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David Milton Lipscomb

David Milton Lipscomb, American audiologist, consultant. Achievements include patent on rebreathing device. Recipient Distinguished Teacher award Beltone corporation, 1985. Fellow American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; member American Auditory Society (board directors 1984-1986).


  • Lipscomb, David Milton was born on August 4, 1935 in Morrill, Nebraska, United States. Son of Roy M. and Elsie M. (Schmidt) Lipscomb.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Redlands University, 1957. Master of Arts, Redlands University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1966.


    • Audiologist Amarillo (Texas) Regional Hearing and Speech Foundation, 1961-1963, Eastern Tennessee Regional Speech and Hearing Clinic, Knoxville, 1963-1964. From assistant professor to professor audiology University Tennessee, 1966-1987. President Correct Service, Inc.

      Stanwood, Washington, since 1987. Consultant to industry, government entities, attorneys, since 1966.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patent on rebreathing device.


    • Author: Noise, The Unwanted Sounds, 1974, Introduction to Lab Methods in Study of the Ear, 1974. Co-editor Noise Abatement and Control, 1978. Editor Noise and Audiology, 1978.

      Author, editor Hearing Conservation in Industry, 1988. Section editor Audiology Today, 1990-1993.


    Fellow American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Member American Auditory Society (board directors 1984-1986).


    • Children: Scott, Steven, Doris, Anthony, Shari, Clinton, Julia. Married JoAnn M. Vekich, August 10, 1995.
    • father: Roy M. Lipscomb
    • mother: Elsie M. (Schmidt) Lipscomb
    • spouse: JoAnn M. Vekich
    • children: Scott Lipscomb
    • Steven Lipscomb
    • Doris Lipscomb
    • Anthony Lipscomb
    • Shari Lipscomb
    • Clinton Lipscomb
    • Julia Lipscomb
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    Born August 4, 1935