Better hearing and a better quality of life can be yours for many years with the help of the right hearing professional.

At Centrum Hearing & Audiology, we pride ourselves on developing long-term relationships with our clients. Relationships based on unsurpassed personal service that begins the first time you walk through our doors and continues long after your initial appointment.

Meet the Team

Ronald James Conlin, M.S., Clinical Audiologist, President

Ronald James Conlin, M.S.

Clinical Audiologist, President

A Pocatello native, Ron completed his Master’s Degree from Idaho State University in 1997 and assumed ownership of Centrum Hearing & Audiology in 2004. A business award recipient, Ron is committed in providing the best personalized, professional hearing care to each person who can benefit from selective amplification.

As a clinical audiologist, Conlin’s goal is to help others communicate better and enjoy a higher quality of life.

He is an affiliate faculty of Idaho State University, Member of the American Speech, Hearing & Language Association (ASHA), Fellow in the Academy of Audiologist Association (F-AAA), Member in excellent standing with the Eastern Idaho Better Business Bureau (BBB), and Member of Greater Pocatello Chamber of Commerce.

Ron is happily married with three children. After a fulfilling day’s work, he loves spending time with his family.

Kristian Ann-Conlin, Office Manager

Kristian Ann-Conlin

Office Manager

With over 5 years of management experience, Kristian-Ann Conlin, or Krissy to her loved ones, has been an advocate of smiling and cheerfulness. She also helps with the financial, marketing and insurance aspects of Centrum Hearing & Audiology.

In the midst of busy days, whenever opportunity arises Krissy, together with her husband Ron, loves to get lazy with their favorite Korean TV series.

Born and raised in the Philippines, Krissy obtained her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from University of Mindanao. For her, being part of the Centrum Family is an opportunity to be with wonderful people, to share a smile with, and to be of help in her small little way.

In addition to these, she loves making wonderful memories with her family.

Deborah Vieira, M.S., CCC-A, Audiologist

Deborah Vieira, M.S., CCC-A


Deborah Vieira, M.S., CCC-A, is a part-time audiologist at Centrum Hearing & Audiology.

In her spare time, she can be found at ball games, cheering on her youngest son. Debbie also has two adult sons and a few “fur kids”. She loves spending time with her family, going on drives, traveling and relaxing with a good book.

Debbie graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelor of Psychology in 1992 and a Master of Science in Audiology in 1997. She has enjoyed opportunities to practice in Nevada, California and southeast Idaho. Debbie joined Centrum Hearing when she returned to Pocatello in 2017.

She is thankful to be part of the Centrum family and loves exploring the diverse Idaho landscapes.

Dianne Balls, Receptionist

Dianne Balls


Dianne Balls is a Receptionist at Centrum Hearing & Audiology. She is a proud mother of 6. A grandmother to 18 marvelous grandchildren and a blessed great-grandmother of 5 and one on the way!

She has been with Centrum Hearing for almost 19 years! Even though she is working part-time now, she regards Centrum Hearing as her 2nd family and 2nd home!