Richard Navarro, Ph.D.
Board Certified Audiologist
Dr. Navarro earned his Doctorate in Hearing and Speech Sciences and Psychology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, a Master of Arts in Audiology and A Bachelor of Science, cum laude, Speech Pathology at Western Michigan University where he was a Waldo-Sangren Scholar.
He is Board Certified in Audiology and a Lifetime Member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. He served in elected office in Wisconsin, on the Governor’s Special Committee on the Deaf, the Select Legislative Committee on the Criminal Justice System and the Developmentally Disabled, and was a regional delegate to the White House Conference on the Disabled.
He has special training working with the multiply-handicapped hearing impaired, tinnitus, hearing aids, and enjoys working with all ages. He served two missions to Central America working with deaf children through UNICEF and orphans through VIDA International.
Dr. Navarro has authored over 100 papers at state, national and international meetings. He has written four books including Resurrection of the Blue Planet, and Nutritional Help for Hearing, Tinnitus, and Balance problems, as well as two children’s books. His third children’s book will be completed at the end of October. He holds 2 patents with two patents pending and his most recent patents are in the area of hydro-kinetic energy.
Dr. Navarro is the President and Chief Innovation Officer of Creative Minds Solutions as well as Renewable Ocean Energy Inc. Dr. Navarro has severe hearing loss and dropped out of high school but returned to complete all of his college training in 6 and half years. He has worn hearing aids for over 50 years.
Dr. Navarro was a journal reviewer for the International ENT and Audiology News and a Global Gold Ambassador for the Shaklee Corporation. He is an audiological consultant for Dallas Ear, Nose, and Throat, and a member of the Texas Academy of Audiology.
Dr. Navarro has two children and one granddaughter and lives in Grapevine Texas.