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Sharon Hartman Polensek, American speech pathology/audiology services professional. Certified in Adult Neurology American Board Psychiatry & Neurology, 2004. Recipient VA Rehabilitation Research and Development national career development award, VA Rehabilitation Research and Development, 2005-2008; Otologic Research fellowship, Deafness Research Foundation, 1989-1990, fellowship, Indiana University, 1990-1991.


Polensek, Sharon Hartman was born on November 24, 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Montague and Betty Shannon.


Bachelor of Science in Audiology & Speech Pathology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1984. Master of Science in Hearing Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy in Anatomy, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1993.

Doctor of Medicine, Medical College Ohio, 1995.


Resident house officer otolaryngology University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1995—2000. Resident house officer neurology Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 2000—2003. Fellow otoneurology Emory University, Atlanta, 2003—2004, assistant professor neurology.

Acting chief audiology & speech pathology Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center, Decatur, Georgia, 2008—2009, chief audiology & speech pathology, Georgia, since 2009.


Member of Barany Society, American Academy Neurology, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Robert Polensek, September 30, 2006. Children: David, Danielle. Married David Hartman.

Children: Jonathan Hartman, Benjamin Hartman.