Dunmorean receives doctoral degree

Brittany Semion photoBrittany Semion of Dunmore recently earned her Medical Doctorate from The Commonwealth Medical College.

Brittany is a 2006 graduate of Dunmore High School and earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in 2010 from Penn State University’s Eberly College of Science.

Brittany is the daughter of Sherry and Mark Nicolais and the granddaughter of Ann Rubino and the late Canio Rubino, all of Dunmore.

Brittany is completing her residency in Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian-Queens/Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dunmore Native Earns Doctorate Degree from Townson

Cecelia B. Kilcullen has been awarded the Doctor of Audiology degree from Towson University in Towson, Maryland.

Cecelia Kilcullen

Cecelia Kilcullen recently earned her Doctor of Audiology degree.

Kilcullen defended her doctoral thesis on establishing a simple and reliable bedside hearing screening measure for use in the medical field by practitioners who are not trained to diagnose hearing loss. Her clinical experience includes performing adult and pediatric diagnostic audiologic evaluations and conducting adult and pediatric hearing aid evaluations, fittings, and troubleshooting.

The daughter of Peter and Jean Kilcullen, Dunmore, Kilcullen is a graduate of Dunmore High School, and a summa cum laude graduate of West Chester University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Prior to her doctoral studies, Kilcullen was a special education school teacher and a job coach and job developer for Deaf adults with mental illnesses. While she was an undergraduate student at West Chester University, she worked for the Center on Hearing and Deafness, a social service agency that served people with hearing loss.

The newly permitted Dr. Kilcullen is licensed by the state of Maryland and is an audiologist at The Hearing and Speech Agency in Baltimore, Maryland.