Gus Mueller

Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 936-5000

Bachelor’s of Science, 1969, North Dakota State University
Master’s of Arts, 1971, New Mexico State University
Doctor of Philosophy, 1976, University of Denver


H. Gustav Mueller, Professor of Audiology, has taught hearing aid classes at Vanderbilt for the past 20 years. His research and writing has focused on the area of hearing aids, as well as speech audiometry and central auditory processing. He has nearly 200 publications, and has conducted hundreds of workshops throughout the U.S. and around the world. He is the author of the books “Communication Disorders in Aging”, “Probe Microphone Measurements”, “The Audiologists’ Desk Reference, Volumes I and II” and “Fitting and Dispensing Hearing Aids.” He is a Fellow of the ASHA, a founder of the AAA, and recently was awarded the AAA award for Professional Achievement.
Dr Mueller serves as the Contributing Editor for AudiologyOnline, where he has a monthly column, “20Q with Gus Mueller.” He also serves on the Editorial Board of several other audiology journals. He is on the Advisory Board of the Better Hearing Institute, and Audiology Awareness.
When not focusing on really serious audiology stuff, Gus spends his time compiling questions for the Audiology Trivia Bowl (now in its 22nd year) held at the annual AAA meeting, and adding audiologic musical tidbits to his favorite web site:
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