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Prof. René H. Gifford

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Prof. René H. Gifford

Biography

Initially inspired to enter the field of ENT by her grandfather’s hearing loss, Dr Gifford is a Professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, holding a joint appointment in the Department of Otolaryngology. She is Director of the Cochlear Implant Program at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center in the Division of Audiology, and Director of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Cochlear Implant Research Laboratory. She was the 2015 recipient of the ASHFoundation’s Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement, as well as the 2017 recipient of the Vanderbilt Chancellor’s Award for Research.