Meet Our Staff
Kathleen Strafuss, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Strafuss, owner of Northeast Houston Hearing Services, attended Kansas State University for her Bachelor and Masters degrees. She was awarded her Doctor of Audiology from A.T. Still University. Dr. Strafuss' 38 year career has spanned a variety of settings including the educational field, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and private practice. She is licensed to practice Audiology and Speech/ Language Pathology in Texas. She is also certified by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) and the American Academy of Audiology (AAA). Dr. Strafuss has resided in the community for 25 years and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her husband Johnny and their two canine companions Pepper and Lily.
"Hearing loss can be such an isolating disability for an individual to deal with; affecting every aspect of one's life. There is so much joy in knowing I can make a difference."
Temeka S. Ford, Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology
Dr. Ford received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Prairie View A&M University. She was awarded a Masters Degree in Audiology from the University of Louisiana and her Doctor of Audiology degree from Salus University. With 18 years of professional experience, Dr. Ford's career includes providing audiology services to all ages. She has practiced in the hospital and educational settings, and for the last 8 years she has practiced at Northeast Houston Hearing Services. Dr. Ford is licensed to practice audiology in Texas. She is also certified by the American Speech/Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and a member of the Tinnitus Practitioner's Association (TPA). Her spare time is spent with family, friends and church activities.
"One of my greatest passions is to help people not just hear, but communicate better."
Mona has 19 years experience with front desk administration in the hearing healthcare field. She currently resides in the community with her husband Bruce. Mona and Bruce enjoy spending time with their two adult children and their "eight-and-a half" grandchildren (number 9 will be born in early 2019). Additional family members include furry felines Lucy and Lola. When she is not spending time with her family, kitties and friends Mona enjoys crocheting and is involved in church activities.
"I’m excited to be a part of Northeast Houston Hearing Services. It is rewarding to be involved in a business that is caring and compassionate about their patient’s hearing needs."
Heather obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Cardiopulmonary Science from LSU. She worked as a Respiratory Therapist for several years before taking time off to raise a family. Northeast Houston Hearing Services welcomed Heather in January, 2015. Heather is currently working toward her Audiology Assistant certification. Heather resides in Humble with her husband Russell. She enjoys reading, cooking, baking and spending time with her family.
"I feel very fortunate to work at Northeast Houston Hearing Services. I have always loved helping people, so for me to be able to to work in an environment where our patients feel like family and are our top priority is a blessing to me."