University Consortium Member
Anne Marie Tharpe
Dr. Tharpe is Professor and Chair, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Tharpe’s clinical and research interests are in the area of pediatric audiology. Specifically, she works primarily on three topics – the impact of hearing loss on various aspects of child development, special needs of children with with hearing loss and additional disabilities, and the development and assessment of hearing in infants. Dr. Tharpe has published extensively in national and international professional journals, has published numerous books and book chapters, and has spoken to over 170 audiences around the world on pediatric audiology issues. She is co-editor of a new text in pediatric audiology that was released in fall of 2010.