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Terese Finitzo, PhD, F-ASHA, FAAA

Terese Finitzo

Terese Finitzo, PhD, F-ASHA, FAAA, CEO and Co-founder of OZ Systems, holds a PhD in Audiology and Auditory Research, an MA in Audiology and a BS in Communication Disorders, all from Northwestern University. She has more than 25 years of professional experience combining professorship with executive management roles.  She has been the author and co-author of more than 70 professional publications and is  a current member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association; the American Academy of Audiology; Texas Academy of Audiology and the Public Health Data Standards Consortium.

 Dr Finitzo is a past chair and member of the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing. As CEO of OZ Systems, she has helped more than 7 million babies with state of the art information management applications used in over 1,000 hospitals across the country, including such prestigious institutions as Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC and the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. OZ also serves statewide newborn programs in Texas, Alaska, North Dakota, Iowa, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.  In addition to its majority share of the domestic market for its products, OZ Systems’ software applications serve all babies born in England through the use of our product by that country’s National Health Service. OZ Systems also serves statewide newborn programs in the states of Tasmania, Victoria, and Queensland Australia. More recently OZ Systems has diversified its product line to include information management tools for early education and pre-K programs in Texas.