Mary Pat Moeller, Ph.D., Director,
Center for Childhood Deafness

Education:

Purdue University B.S. 1972 Speech and Hearing Sciences
Purdue Univeristy M.S. 1973 Audiology/Aural Rehabilitation
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Ph.D. 2002 Psychological Studies: Child Language/Deafness

Professional Affiliations:

Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (1986);

Certificates:

Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology, Am. Speech & Hearing Assoc. (1975); License to Practice Audiology, State of Indiana (1975); License to Practice Audiology, State of Nebraska (1980-).

Memberships:

Am. Speech Hear. Assoc.; Convention of Am. Instructors of the Deaf; Alexander Graham Bell Assoc.; Nebr. Speech Hearing Assoc.; Acad. of Rehab. Audiol., (ARA past President), Society for Research in Child Development.

Areas of Expertise/Interests:

  • Child language development in children who are deaf and hard of hearing
  • Family Centered practice models for early development
  • Theory of mind development in children who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Longitudinal research: Understanding individual differences
  • Early word learning in children who are deaf and hard of hearing

Researchers Only: Most Recent Publications:

Moeller, M.P. & Schick, B.S. (2006). Relations between maternal input and theory of mind understanding in deaf children. Child Devel. 77, 751-766.

Moeller, M.P., Schow, R.L. & Whitaker, M.M. (2006). Audiologic rehabilitation for children: Assessment and management. In R. L. Schow & M. A. Nerbonne (Eds.), Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation (5th Edition). Boston: Allyn & Bacon, Chapter 9, pp. 303-366.

Moeller, M. P., Stredler-Brown, A., Gallegos, R. & Cordwin, J. (2006). Early Intervention Illustrated: Language Partners: Building a Strong Foundation (DVD). Boys Town Press: Omaha, NE.

Moeller, M.P., White, K.R. & Shisler, L. (2006). Primary care physicians' knowledge, attitudes and practices related to newborn hearing screening. Pediatrics 118, 1357-1370.

Moeller, M.P. (2007). Current state of knowledge: Psychosocial development in children with hearing impairment. Ear Hear. 28, 729-739.

Moeller, M.P., Hoover, B., Putman, C., Arbataitis, K., Bohnenkamp, G., Peterson, B., Wood, S.L., Lewis, D.E., Pittman, A.L. & Stelmachowicz, P.G. (2007). Vocalizations of infants with hearing loss compared to infants with normal hearing: Part I - Phonetic development. Ear Hear. 28, 605-627. (Journal Editor's Award, 2/08).

Moeller, M.P., Hoover, B., Putman, C., Arbataitis, K., Bohnenkamp, G., Peterson, B., Estee, S., Lewis, D.E., Pittman, A.L. & Stelmachowicz, P.G. (2007). Vocalizations of infants with hearing loss compared with infants with normal hearing: Part II - Transition to words. Ear Hear. 28, 628-642. (Journal Editor's Award, 2/08).

Moeller, M.P., Schow, R.L. & Whitaker, M.M. (2007). Audiologic rehabilitation for children: Assessment and management. In R.L. Schow & M.A. Nerbonne (Eds.), Introduction to Audiologic Rehabilitation (5th Edition). Boston: Allyn & Bacon, Chapter 9, pp. 303-366.

Moeller, M.P., Tomblin, J.B., Yoshinaga-Itano, C., Connor, C.M. & Jerger, S. (2007). Current state of knowledge: Language and literacy of children with hearing impairment. Ear Hear. 28, 740-753.

Wiley, S. & Moeller, M.P. (2007). Red flags for disabilities in children who are deaf/hard of hearing. ASHA Leader 12, 8-9, 28-29.

Moeller, M.P. (2008). Building sound foundations: What's in a word? In R. C. Seewald (Ed.), A Sound Foundation Through Early Amplification 2007: Proceedings of an International Conference. Phonak AG, Chicago, IL, pp. 19-31. [Public Access Policy not applicable]

Moeller, M.P., Hoover, B., Peterson, B. & Stelmachowicz, P.G. (2009). Consistency of hearing aid use in infants with early-identified hearing loss. Am. J. Audiol. [Epub ahead of print]. NIHMSID:NIHMS83538 (PMC release 12 mo)

Moeller, M.P., Eiten, L.E., White, K.R. & Shisler, L. (2006). Strategies for educating physicians about newborn hearing screening. J. Acad. Rehab. Audiol., 39, 11-32. NIHMSID:NIHMS54586 (PMC release, 12 mo)

Moeller, M.P., Hoover, B., Peterson, B. & Stelmachowicz, P. (in press). Consistency of hearing aid use in infants with early-identified hearing loss. AJA.

Munoz, K., Moeller, M.P., Shisler, L,. & White, K. (2009) Improving the Quality of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Services through Physician Outreach. Seminars in Hearing (in press).