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Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Archives

Save 20 percent on hearing aids with employee discount Dec. 1-Jan. 31

Dec. 3, 2015—The Vanderbilt Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is proud to offer a 20 percent discount on hearing aids to Vanderbilt employees from Dec. 1 through Jan. 31, 2016.

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Vanderbilt to host conference of leading music cognition researchers

Jul. 30, 2015—Hundreds of the world’s leading music cognition researchers are coming to Nashville from Saturday, Aug. 1, to Wednesday, Aug. 5, as Vanderbilt plays host to the biennial meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition.

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Mama Lere Hearing School holds graduation

Jun. 4, 2015—Seventeen students from the Mama Lere Hearing School at Vanderbilt picked up diplomas on at the 2015 Student Celebration and Graduation in Light Hall last week.

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Grant spurs study of rare breathing condition in women

May. 7, 2015—A research team at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been approved for a $2.7 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study idiopathic subglottic stenosis (iSGS), a rare condition that inexplicably causes middle-aged women to struggle to breathe.

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Chalk Fest to draw up support for Bill Wilkerson Center

Apr. 9, 2015—Professional artists, hobbyists and art enthusiasts from around the country will create sidewalk chalk art in Hillsboro Village this weekend during the premiere of Nashville Chalk Fest — the first celebration of what is hoped to become an annual tradition that benefits the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences.

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Nashville Chalk Fest, benefiting Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, is April 11-12

Mar. 18, 2015—Nashville Chalk Fest, a free two-day street festival benefiting the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center's Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, is scheduled for April 11-12.

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Photo: It takes a village

Feb. 19, 2015—Christmas Village, a three-day November shopping extravaganza run by a volunteer board made up of Pi Beta Phi alumnae, raised $388,000 for the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center from its most recent event.

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Autism Speaks lauds Camarata’s contributions, years of support

Dec. 18, 2014—Stephen Camarata, Ph.D., professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences, has been honored by Autism Speaks, a national autism advocacy and research organization, for dedicated service.

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Speech and hearing association honors VUMC’s Rousseau

Dec. 11, 2014—A Vanderbilt otolaryngology researcher has been elected a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), one of the highest honors the professional association bestows.

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Wootten named to lead Pediatric Otolaryngology

Oct. 9, 2014—Christopher Wootten, M.D., has been named director of the Pediatric Otolaryngology Service, supervising the treatment of ear, nose and throat-related disorders in children at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Diverse lineup set for Discovery Lecture series

Aug. 28, 2014—Richard J. Smith, M.D., director of the Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories (MORL) at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, will begin the 2014-2015 Flexner Discovery Lecture Series on Thursday, Sept. 11.

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Wilkerson Center opens Lebanon clinic

Aug. 7, 2014—Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center opened a Hearing and Speech Clinic last week at 1670 Main St., Suite 130, in Lebanon, Tennessee.

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