Bill Wilkerson Center

  • Vanderbilt University

    Employee discount offered for hearing aids through Jan. 31

    Vanderbilt University staff and faculty and their spouses are eligible for a 20 percent discount on hearing aids. Schedule your hearing evaluation at the Bill Wilkerson Hearing Center by calling (615) 205-1813. Read More

    Nov 5, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    Tennessee-based congressional staff spend day at Vanderbilt

    Tennessee-based congressional staff members spent the day on campus June 25 to learn firsthand about Vanderbilt services and resources. Read More

    Jul 2, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Ben Folds featured at ‘Music and Mind’ symposium

    Ben Folds is featured at “Music and the Mind,” a free symposium sponsored by the Vanderbilt Brain Institute June 12. Read More

    May 28, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Augmentative and alternative communication workshops scheduled for Feb. 27-28

    The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (Vanderbilt University) For children with severe communication impairments who are unable to communicate using natural speech, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) can open up other forms of expression and ways to connect with family members, teachers and friends. The fifth annual Augmentative and Alternative Communications… Read More

    Dec 12, 2013

  • Otolaryngology lands performance excellence award

    Otolaryngology lands performance excellence award

    The Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE) is awarding Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center’s Department of Otolaryngology with its Commitment Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee recognition program. Read More

    Dec 12, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Get discount on hearing aids from Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

    The Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center is offering a 20 percent discount on hearing aids from Dec. 1 to Jan. 31, 2014, for Vanderbilt employees and retirees. To receive the discount, visit Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center is located at 1215 21st Ave. S in Nashville, and 919 Murfreesboro Rd., Hwy. Read More

    Nov 22, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Photo: It takes a village

    Christmas Village, a three-day shopping extravaganza run by a volunteer board made up of Pi Beta Phi alumni, raised $336,000 for the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center from its 2012 event. Read More

    Apr 11, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Workshop for people who stutter April 6

    (image courtesy of Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center) The National Association of Young People Who Stutter is hosting a one-day course for children who stutter and their families. Co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences and The Stuttering Foundation, the… Read More

    Mar 20, 2013

  • Gifford fits CI

    High Fidelity: Cochlear implant users report dramatically better hearing with new Vanderbilt process

    Longtime cochlear implant users are reporting such dramatic improvements in their hearing, thanks to new image-guided programming methods developed by Vanderbilt University researchers. Read More

    Mar 5, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Photo: Show of support

    Tom and Vickie Flood recently visited with students at the Mama Lere Hearing School at Vanderbilt. The Floods’ philanthropy supports endowment for faculty, graduate students and research in childhood hearing loss at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Read More

    Feb 7, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Discount on hearing aids through end of year

    Receive a 20 percent employee discount on hearing aids now through the end of December at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Contact: Erin M. Bernardo, (615) 936-5498… Read More

    Dec 14, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Buy tickets to Christmas Village at Commodore Concierge

    The Commodore Concierge now has Christmas Village tickets on sale for $8 (they are $10 at the door), payable by check only to Christmas Village. Christmas Village is scheduled for Nov. 9–11 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. More than 250 merchants and 25,000… Read More

    Oct 24, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Visit Christmas Village, support VU programs, Nov. 9-11

    The 52nd annual Christmas Village, set for Nov. 9-11 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds, is a great way to do some holiday gift-buying while supporting important programs at Vanderbilt. More than 250 merchants offer a variety of unique seasonal and gift items, including toys for all… Read More

    Oct 19, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Collaborative effort focuses on pediatric traumatic brain injury

    Vanderbilt’s Bill Wilkerson Center and the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences are offering new interdisciplinary outpatient programs for children ages 3 to 21 who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Read More

    Oct 11, 2012

  • Paul Lambert

    SNHL in children subject of Glasscock Lecture

    Paul Lambert Paul Lambert, professor and chair of the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of South Carolina, will speak about “Evaluation of the Child With Sensorineural Hearing Loss” at 7 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12. The talk will be in Room 8380 of Medical Center East’s South Tower at… Read More

    Oct 10, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Belmont, VU create Physical Therapy residency

    Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson’s Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute (PBPRI) in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is joining with the School of Physical Therapy at Belmont University to initiate a Neurological Physical Therapy Clinical Residency. Read More

    Aug 23, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Free head and neck cancer screening April 27

    (Vanderbilt University) To help catch head and neck cancer in its earliest stages there will be free cancer screenings at Vanderbilt, Meharry and the Nashville VA on Friday, April 27. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Meharry Medical… Read More

    Apr 18, 2012

  • Teenage girl with headphones

    Vanderbilt researchers find rise in teen hearing loss; offer headphone safety tips

    According to a Vanderbilt-led study published in Journal of the American Medical Association, hearing loss is now affecting 20 percent of U.S. adolescents ages 12 to 19, which is a 5 percent increase over the past 15 years. Read More

    Mar 28, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Children’s Hospital offers headphone safety tips to prevent long-term hearing loss

    (Vanderbilt University) With the proliferation of smart phones, portable gaming systems and media players, more children – especially teenagers – are listening to ear buds and headphones at dangerously high volume levels. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips to parents and teenagers to… Read More

    Mar 28, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Get discount on hearing aid through Jan. 31

    The Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center is offering a 20 percent discount on a hearing aid purchase now through Jan. 31, 2012. A hearing test with a certified Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center audiologist must be performed prior to receiving the discount. The hearing clinic is located in Medical… Read More

    Jan 9, 2012