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Sharon Shanks Graham, American health services administrator. Certified clinical competence audiology. Recipient Dicarlo award Arkansas Speech and Hearing Association, 1986.


Graham, Sharon Shanks was born on November 18, 1946 in Little Rock. Daughter of John Willis and Wilda (Barnes) Shanks.


Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1967. Master of Science, Southern Methodist University, 1969.


Research analyst for speech and hearing services, unites states department Education, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Dallas, 1969-1971;instructor department special education, U. Arkansas, Little Rock, 1971-1974;diagnostic audiologist, Bailey-Pappas Clinic, Little Rock, 1971-1974;rehabilitative audiologist, ENT Clinic, Little Rock, 1975-1978;research associate, Ear and Nose-Throat Clinic, Little Rock, 1978-1982;director Research and Development, Ear and Nose-Throat Clinic, Little Rock, 1982-1991;clinic administrator, Ear and Nose-Throat Clinic, Little Rock, since 1992. Consultant Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, since 1989. Area consultant Arkansas Comprehensive Health Planning Council, 1983-1984.

Adjunct clinical professor U. Arkansas, Little Rock, since 1978. Consultant, board directors Governor's Council of Hearing Loss, Little Rock, 1980-1984.


Board of directors Sertoma Foundation, Little Rock, 1981-1982, Superspeech Foundation, Little Rock, 1980-1984. Vice president board directors Arkansas Board Hearing Aid Dispensers, 1972-1974, president of the board directors, 1974-1976. Member American Society Medical Audiology (president 1978-1982, Honors award 1982), American Speech/Language and Hearing Association (licensed, Outstanding Clinical Achievement award 1987), Centurions: Deafness Research Foundation, American Academy Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (associate, National Honors award 1988), A.G. Bell Association for the Deaf, American Academy Audiology, Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Thomas Nathan Graham, May 24, 1969.