Mary Pat Moeller, Ph.D.

Mary Pat Moeller, Ph.D.

Dr. Mary Pat Moeller is the Director of the Center for Childhood Deafness and the Language Development Laboratory at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, NE. After many years of clinical work in rehabilitative Audiology and early intervention, she obtained a Ph.D. in child language and deafness from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Her research interests include mother-child interaction, theory of mind development in children who are deaf and hard of hearing and the study of factors influencing the outcomes of children who are hard of hearing. She directed a team at BTNRH in the development of a website for families whose infants refer from newborn hearing screening (www.babyhearing.org; www.audiciondelbebe). Dr. Moeller has published widely and has lectured internationally on topics related to early development in children who are deaf or hard of hearing.