Ear Community at the FDAMar. 22, 2018, 9:31 AM
Ron Eavey, MD, Guy M. Maness Professor and chair of Otolaryngology and director of the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, far right, testified recently at the Food and Drug Administration in Washington, D.C., along with members of Ear Community. They are, from left, Nathaniel Mendoza, Melanie Mendoza, Daniel Mendoza, Melissa Tumblin, Camilla Gilbert and John Savage. Ear Community is a nonprofit organization that supports children and adults who are born with microtia (underdeveloped ears) and atresia (absence of ear canals resulting in hearing loss).