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September 1976

Dr Alexander Graham Bell— Audiologist and Speech Therapist

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Veterans Administration Hospital, Salem, and University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Va.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1976;102(9):574-575. doi:10.1001/archotol.1976.00780140106017

• Alexander Graham Bell is best known for his role in the invention of the telephone. However, he had a lifelong involvement in speech therapy and audiology besides many other medical investigations. He was also awarded an honorary MD degree from Heidelberg University. In this, the 100th anniversary of his invention of the telephone, his life and some of his medical interests are briefly reviewed.

(Arch Otolaryngol 102:574-575, 1976)