William F. Smith, Au.D., CCC-A , Licensed Doctor Of Audiology, Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist
While attending The University of Tennessee, became Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist (2007)
Earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Audiology from the University of Tennessee (2009).
Continued his post-graduate education at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, earning a Masters of Science in Audiology (2012) and then Doctorate Degree in Audiology (2014).
Completed a clinical trial research study titled “Examination of Frequency Compression in Hearing Aids.” (2014)
While serving residency at The Heuser Hearing Institute, Home of the Louisville Deaf Oral School, in Louisville, KY, he received extensive training in hearing assessment, treatment of hearing loss, assessment and treatment of balance disorders, cochlear implant mapping, electrophysiological assessment, and pediatric hearing disorders.
He was the designated commencement speaker for his own doctorate graduating class in May of 2014.
Served a Counselor for Gift-Of-Hearing patients in the Knoxville Gift-Of Hearing Mission for underprivileged in Appalachia 2004-2007.
Participated as Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist in the fitting of mission patients for the Christmas Gift-Of Hearing (2007-Present)
Traveled to Peru in 2014 with the Starkey Hearing Foundation as a part of a team fitting 2,000 children and adults.
He is a Licensed Audiologist in the state of Tennessee and holds a Hearing Instrument Specialist License in the states of Tennessee and Kentucky. He holds a Certificate Of Clinical Competence in Audiology (CCC-A), an internationally recognized credential for audiologists, by The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Dr. Smith practices audiology at Tennessee Hearing Instruments in Knoxville, TN, where he has been a part of the team since 2004.