Our Staff

The Family Hearing Center’s dedicated professional audiologists are licensed by the Board of Examiners of the State of Maryland and hold Certificates of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). We have the skill and experience to best serve the full range of your hearing needs.

Audiologists continuously attend educational seminars and trainings to provide our patients with the latest information about hearing loss and hearing technology and ensure the highest quality of care.

What sets apart The Family Hearing Center staff from other Audiology Clinics? Our many years of experience and you are not just a number here; our Audiologists treat you like a member of their own family.


Susan Yaffe-Oziel, M.M.S., CCC-A

Ms. Yaffe-Oziel brings more than 40 years of experience to the Family Hearing Center. She earned her Master’s Degree in Medical Sciences at Emory University. Before joining TLC in 1998, Ms. Yaffe-Oziel was an audiologist and clinical instructor at George Washington University. Ms. Yaffe-Oziel has written articles on hearing loss and hearing disorders in local publications as well as presented extensively in the community on hearing loss, hearing aids, and other related topics. In addition, she leads several community hearing support groups. Ms. Yaffe-Oziel states “The Family Hearing Center provides me the opportunity to change lives through my work with patients and outreach to the community. I have developed strong relationships with my patients working with many of them through the years”

Nessrin Khaskia, M.S., CCC-A
Clinical Audiologist

Ms. Khaskia has been an audiologist at The Family Hearing Center for over 15 years. She earned her Master’s of Science degree in Audiology from Towson University. Ms. Khaskia has a specialty in evaluating children for Central Auditory Processing Disorders (APD). She is fluent in Arabic and Hebrew. Ms. Khaskia states that “I love working here and it is very rewarding to see that I’ve made a difference in my patient’s lives.”

Grace Richards, M.S., CCC-A
Clinical Audiologist

Ms. Richards has been with The Family Hearing Center over 30 years. She earned her Masters Degree at Brooklyn College of City University of New York (CUNY). Ms. Richards is currently the primary Audiologist at Asbury Methodist Village. Ms. Richards states, “The Family Hearing Center has been an important part of my life not just as a career, but a place where my closest friends are. I have met the most wonderful people and find it so exciting to see the industry grow and change to make it even easier to help people hear better.”


Nina Herndon, M.Ed.

Nina Herndon is the Family Hearing Center’s assistant. Nina has many responsibilities including administrative. She answers phones, schedules appointments, and provides services to patients for the Friday Walk-In Clinic. Nina has a Master’s degree in Education from Temple University and is currently pursuing a second Master’s degree in Health Promotion. Nina states, “The thing I love most about working at TLC are the families and clients I get to interact with on a daily basis, being able to impact their lives in a positive way means the world to me.”