Tom Muller, AuD, CCC-A

Clinical Associate Professor


  • SLHS 584 – Community and Industrial Audiology
  • SLHS 587 – Lab in Auditory Prosthetics
  • SLHS 596J – Practice Management
  • SLHS 795 – Clinical Issues in Audiology


Tom Muller is originally from Colorado, where received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder in 1988. He then moved to Tucson and received his Master’s degree from the University of Arizona in 1990 and ultimately his Doctorate of Audiology in 2002 from the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Muller was, for seven years, Director of the Audiology Department at Thomas-Davis Medical Centers in Tucson. Tom has been with the University of Arizona Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences since 1997, initially as a Clinical Instructor and ultimately as Clinical Associate Professor and Coordinator of Clinical Education for Audiology. In the clinic, he works primarily adult hearing impaired population, hearing aids and cochlear implants. He is responsible for coursework regarding hearing aids, cochlear implants and hearing conservation. His clinical and research interests include the psychosocial implications of hearing impairment in the elderly and advanced hearing instrument technology.

Dr. Muller manages the Pima County Hearing Aid Bank, a cooperative program of the Sertoma, the Community Outreach Program for the Deaf and the U of A Hearing Clinic through which low-income individuals can obtain hearing aids at a very low cost. He is a commissioner for and past chair of the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and is a member in good standing of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association. In 2010 he won the University of Arizona’s College of Science Innovation in Teaching for his work developing a model of clinical provision and supervision to foster independence in 3rd year AuD students. In 2011 he won the Larry Mauldin Award for Excellence in Education, a national award given to one audiologist each year.