Meredith Watson

Thanks to the treatment she received at VUMC, Meredith Watson is able to pursue a career as a ‘professional nose.’

Treatment sharpens sense of smell for ‘professional nose’

Surgery at Vanderbilt helped 25-year-old Meredith Watson pursue her dream of becoming a professional nose — someone specially trained in combining ingredients to create fragrances.

Meredith Watson is pursuing a career as a “professional nose.” Surgery at VUMC sharpened her sense of smell.

“I literally could feel air in parts of my nose where I’d never felt it before.”