Gary Jacobson, Ph.D.

Professor, Co-Director of the Division of Vestibular Sciences
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center: Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
Office Address
Vanderbilt Medical Center East, North Tower, 7th floor
1215 21st Ave South


  • Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communication, 1974, California State University-Fullerton
  • Master's of Science, Audiology, 1975, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Audiology, 1978, Kent State University


Dr. Jacobson is the current Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology and the past-editor of the American Journal of Audiology (American Speech-Language Hearing Association). He has authored and co-authored textbooks as well as over 140 publications that cover the areas of tinnitus, dizziness, auditory function, outcome measures development, brain mapping and intraoperative neurophysiology.

Research interests include: development of self-report measures, clinical electrophysiology, tinnitus and auditory function, and intraoperative neurophysiology.