Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
Melissa C. Henry, M.A., CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical School, and is a Speech-Language Pathologist at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center. Specializations include comprehensive diagnostic evaluations in the areas of speech, language and academic difficulties and in assessments for resonance disorders. Mrs. Henry supervises clinical staff and graduate students, and serves as Area Coordinator for medically based speech, language and feeding services in the clinic. She was presented with the Outstanding Clinical Supervisor award in 2006. She teaches in the graduate program in her area of specialty and has made many presentations locally and at the state level. Mrs. Henry is member and past vice president of the Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (TAASLP), a member of the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and ASHA Special Interest Division 5 (Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders). She completed her undergraduate degree at Western Michigan University and her M. A. in Communication Disorders and Sciences at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.