Hearing loss

Hearing loss, or deafness, is the partial or total inability to hear sound in one or both ears. Types of hearing loss include conductive hearing loss, sensory hearing loss, mixed (conducive and sensory combined) hearing loss, and neural hearing loss.

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2015 Hobbs Discovery Grants announced
Innovation and an interest in “big data” characterize the three Nicholas Hobbs Discovery Grants awarded for 2015-16, which were announced by Elisabeth Dykens, Ph.D., Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) director and Annette Schaffer Eskind Chair.

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Daniel H Ashmead, Ph.D.
Professor of Hearing & Speech Sciences

Fred H. Bess, Ph.D.
Vickie and Thomas Flood Chair in Hearing and Speech Sciences; Director, National Center for Childhood Deafness and Family Communication

Linda Hood, Ph.D.
Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences

Benjamin Hornsby, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences

Anne Marie Tharpe, Ph.D.
Professor of Hearing and Speech Sciences and Chair of the Department; Professor of Otolaryngology; Associate Director, Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

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