Tara Zaugg, AuD
Dr. Tara Zaugg is a certified, licensed, and clinically privileged research audiologist employed at the National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR) located at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Portland Health Care System. Through involvement in tinnitus clinical trials over the last 16 years at the NCRAR, she has acquired extensive experience with a wide range of tinnitus assessment and management methods. She also has extensive experience with training audiologists to implement various methods of tinnitus management. Dr. Zaugg is a co-developer of Progressive Tinnitus Management (PTM), which is endorsed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Central Office as the standard method of tinnitus management for VA hospitals. Dr. Zaugg strives to understand the perspective of clinicians and patients using PTM, and to incorporate their needs and insights into PTM as it evolves.