Freeman E. McConnell Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Freeman E. McConnell Biographical File
Date
1979 - 1979
Extent
0.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file includes emeritus listing from 1979 Vanderbilt Gazette.

Preferred Citation

McConnell, Freeman E. (1917-. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Freeman E. McConnell received both his B.S. and M.A. degrees from the University of Illinois in 1939 and 1946, respectively. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1950. Joining the Vanderbilt medical faculty in 1963, McConnell conceived and designed the Bill Wilkerson Hearing and Speech Center, one of the first such facilities built in the United States. He was primarily responsible for the Tennessee law providing preschool education for deaf children. For over twenty years, McConnell was Director of the Division of Hearing and Speech Sciences. He received the highest honor of the American Speech and Hearing Association, has published more than sixty articles, and is the author of several textbooks. McConnell was named professor emeritus in 1979.

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