Kimberly Mueller, PhD, CCC-SLP

Kimberly Mueller, PhD, CCC-SLP

dr kimberly mueller

Assistant Professor

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders


BA, Rutgers University
MS, Teachers College, Columbia University
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Postdoctoral Trainee, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research Interests

Dr. Mueller’s research focuses on understanding the neural mechanisms and behavioral aspects of speech and language changes across the spectrum of normal aging, preclinical Alzheimer’s disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), Alzheimer’s disease (AD) dementia, and other forms of dementia. Her work utilizes naturalistic speech-language samples as one means of analyzing and understanding subtle changes to communication. Dr. Mueller is also interested in the design and testing of identification methods of early cognitive change in the presence of AD biomarkers, and multimodal therapeutic interventions to address cognitive-communication difficulties in MCI and dementia due to neurodegenerative disease.