Current Endowments

Current Endowments

Endowments ensure that the Vanderbilt Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery remains funded and supported to continue groundbreaking research and provide compassionate, specialized patient care.

Endowed Chairs

Guy M. Maness Professor and Chair

  • Robert H. Ossoff, DMD, MD (1986)
  • Roland D. Eavey, MD, SM (2009)

Guy M. Maness Chair in Laryngology and Voice

  • Robert H. Ossoff, DMD, MD (2009)
  • C. Gaelyn Garrett, MD, MMHC (2019)

Odess Chair in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • W. Russell Ries, MD (2006)

Mark C. Smith Professor of Head and Neck Surgery

  • James A. Netterville, MD (2005)

The Barry and Amy Baker Chair in Laryngeal, Head and Neck Research

  • Wendell G. Yarbrough, MD, MMHC (2003)
  • Young J. Kim, MD, PhD (2016)

Endowed Directorships

Leadership and Educational Development

  • Rick Chandra, MD, MMHC (2018)

Pediatric Otolaryngology

  • Christopher T. Wootten, MD, MMHC (2018)

Relationship Development

  • David S. Haynes, MD, MMHC (2018)

Translational Research in Otolaryngology

  • Robert F. Labadie, MD, PhD, MMHC (2018)

Endowed Fellowships

Smith Family Fellow in Head and Neck Surgery (2012)

  • Eric Wirtz, MD (2012-14)
  • Kelly Groom, MD (2013-15)
  • Sunshine Dwojak, MD, MPH (2015)
  • Shethal Bearelly, MD (2016)
  • Jo-Lawrence Bigcas, MD (2017)
  • Nolan Seim, MD (2018)
  • Sarah M. Drejet, MD (2019)
  • Catherine Alessandra Colaianni, MD (2020)

Caridad Bolivar Bacardi Fellow in Head and Neck Surgery (2013)

  • Christopher Fundakowski, MD (2013)
  • John Heaphy, MD (2014)
  • Michael Sim, MD (2015)
  • Alice Tang, MD (2016)
  • Justin Bond, MD (2017)
  • Brian P. Cervenka, MD (2018)
  • William A. Stokes, III, MD (2019)
  • Kevin J. Kovatch, MD (2020)

Michael E. Glasscock III, MD Fellow in Otology and Neurotology (2013)

  • Matthew L. Carlson, MD (2013)
  • Alex Sweeney, MD (201)
  • Jacob B. Hunter, MD (2015)
  • Brendan P. O'Connell, MD (2016)
  • Matthew M. Dedmon, MD, PhD (2017)
  • Robert J. Yawn, MD (2018)
  • Nauman Manzoor, MD (2019)
  • Elizabeth Perkins, MD (2020)

Endowed Lectures

  • The John Q. Adams Lecture (1993)
  • Unit S Lecture (1995)
  • The Jesse Clyde Alley Lectureship (2001)
  • Michael E. Glassock III, MD Lecture in Otology and Neurotology (2007)
  • Biannual Odess Lectureship (2009)