Appointments: 
319-338-6043 or 1-800-227-0156
Katie Benson

Office Assistant


Katie grew up in Winfield, IA and is currently a student at the University of Iowa. In the spring she will graduate with a B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders and then continue on for a Doctor of Audiology degree. Katie enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Kenneth L. Lowder, Au.D.

Founder, Emeritus


Dr. Lowder grew up in Lovington, IL, earned his Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Illinois University in 1964 and his Master's Degree from Chicago's DePaul University in 1968.


After working in the Evanston, IL, public schools, he moved to Iowa City in 1968. He worked as a speech and hearing consultant for the University of Iowa until 1981 when he founded Iowa Audiology and Hearing Aid Centers in Coralville, IA.

He earned his Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from the University of Florida. Dr. Lowder has served two terms as President of the Iowa Association of Hearing Health Professionals. He also served on the Board of the Audiology Foundation of America and was the Chair of the Foundation from 2001-2006. He was appointed by former governor Terry Branstad to Iowa's Speech Pathology and Audiology Board of Examiners in 1998 and served as the Chair of the Board for four years.

He is married to the former Mary Wilmeth of Iowa City and has one son, Jarryd, a computer artist who lives in New York City. Dr. Lowder is now retired, but very much enjoys stopping into the office hoping to see and visit with his former patients. Dr. Lowder devoted over 50 years helping patients with communicative problems, primarily those with hearing loss.

Amy Volkmar

Patient Care Coordinator


Amy joined the Iowa Audiology team in December of 2013. She was raised in Southwest Iowa and attended Iowa Western Community College. Amy has over 20 years of experience in customer service and patient care. Amy enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, outdoor activities and doing home projects.

Jenna Meyers

Business Manager


Jenna was born and raised in West Liberty, Iowa. She is a graduate of Iowa Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Jenna enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, golfing and playing volleyball.

Dr. Jason E. Aird

Audiologist, President and CEO


Dr. Aird grew up in Dubuque, IA, and earned his BA and MA degrees from the University of Northern Iowa in 1992 and 1994 respectively. After a clinical residency in Audiology at University of Iowa Hospitals, Dr. Aird joined the staff at Iowa Audiology and Hearing Aid Centers in 1995. He earned his Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree from the University of Florida. Dr. Aird is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, Academy of Doctors of Audiology and the Iowa Association of Hearing Health Professionals. Dr. Aird currently serves on the advisory board for the Academy of Doctors of Audiology and previously served as the vice chair on the Iowa Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners. Dr. Aird enjoys spending time with his family, bicycling, and camping. He is married to the former Krista Johnson of Winfield, IA, and has two daughters, Lauren and Rachel.

Our Audiology Staff

With over thirty-three years of experience serving the area of Coralville, we know we can provide you with the best hearing services. Whether you're here for your annual checkup or think you need hearing aids, our trained staff always gives you the best service.

Dr. Stacy Rebal

Audiologist


Dr. Rebal grew up in Iowa City, IA and earned her B.A. from the University of Iowa in 1993. She earned her M.S. in Audiology from Idaho State University in 1994 and also has her Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree through the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Rebal has moved from Tucson, AZ to Iowa City to join the Iowa Audiology team. After living away from Iowa and practicing Audiology for over ten years, she is very happy to be closer to her family and friends. Dr. Rebal is a member of the American Academy of Audiology and the Iowa Association of Hearing Health Professionals. She currently staffs our Washington, Muscatine, Tipton, and Sigourney offices. Dr. Rebal enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her family.