Heine is an international expert specialising in aural rehabilitation and
Central Auditory Processing Disorder. A speech pathologist and audiologist, she
has a PhD in Public Health. She is a Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University,
School of Human Communication Sciences; Lecturer at Southern Cross University,
School of Speech Pathology; a Senior Research Fellow (Adjunct) at Monash
University, School of Primary Health Care; and Senior Advisor for the CABDICO
Speech Therapy program, Cambodia. Chyrisse is also the director of a private
practice that employs a multidisciplinary team.
A Fellow of
Speech Pathology Australia, Chyrisse has received the Audiology Australia
Certificate of Outstanding Service. Her research focuses on healthy ageing.
This involves the assessment and management of communication and quality of
life issues in older adults with hearing loss.