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Nancy Dunn MS CCC-A
Audiologist


Audiologist Nancy Dunn has been a part of Mid-Valley Hearing Center for over 35 years. She is dedicated to providing the highest level of hearing healthcare to all of her patients. She has extensive background in fitting digital technology hearing aids and strives to ensure that her patients obtain optimum performance from hearing aids at a price they can afford. Nancy sees patients of all ages, including infants and young children. She has many years of experience providing hearing and hearing aids services to this special population.

Nancy is a native of the Midwest. She was born and raised in northern Kentucky and attended college in southern Indiana (Hanover College). After a short stint on the east coast working as a computer programmer, she moved to New Mexico where she completed her Masters Degree at the University of New Mexico. In 1974, she and her husband moved to Albany on a "five year plan" and they have been here ever since. Nancy and her husband live on a small farm in North Albany where her husband raises deer and antelope. She has two grown daughters, Rachel, a physical therapist in Austin,Texas, and Emily, a lawyer in New York City.

Commitment to Audiology

  • Oregon License in Audiology since 1975
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology: American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
  • President, Oregon Academy of Audiology, 2012 - present
  • Vice President, Oregon Academy of Audiology, 2010 - 2012


  • Board Member, Oregon Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology 2001-2008
  • Board Chair, Oregon Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology 2005-2008
  • 2008 Outstanding Clinician Award: Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association
  • Fellow: American Academy of Audiology
  • Member: American Academy of Audiology, Oregon Academy of Audiology, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association, American Tinnitus Association, Hearing Loss Association of America
  • Audiology Mission to Guatemala: Healing the Children February 2010 & November 2011, November 2014, November 2016
  • President, Oregon Academy of Audiology 2012-2014

Commitment to Community

  • 11 years member of Greater Albany Public Schools Budget Committee, 2 years as Chair
  • Three year member North Albany Middle School Site Council, five year member West Albany High School Site Council
  • Ten year Career Advisor, West Albany High School
  • Board Member, Linn County Citizen Review Board, 2004 to Present
  • Volunteer, St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen, 2001 to present

Susan Evans Peterson Au.D.
Doctor of Audiology


Dr. Susan Peterson has been practicing audiology for over 25 years, beginning her career in Wyoming where she established a program in a public school setting. She also worked in a busy ear nose throat clinic in New Hampshire before heading west. "My goal is to be your best resource, whether it be to answer questions about your tinnitus or to fit you with an appropriate hearing aid." Her philosophy of care blends compassion with advanced technology and experience to best meet each patient's individual needs.

Dr. Peterson grew up in many different states since her father was in the United States Air Force. While she and her six siblings enjoyed the diversity and excitement of Air Force living, she has lived here in the Mid Valley area since 1988 and has no desire to ever move again. She considers the Pacific Northwest her favorite home. Her husband, Scott, teaches mathematics at Oregon State University and so she is a "Beaver Believer." They have two boys, Logan and Drew.

Commitment to Education

  • Doctor of Audiology- AuD: AT Still University, Arizona School of Health Sciences, Mesa, Arizona 2006
  • Master of Science- MS: Utah State University, Logan, Utah 1984
  • Bachelor of Science- BS: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 1979

Dedication to Professional Qualifications

  • Oregon License in Audiology
  • Oregon License as Hearing Instrument Specialist
  • Board Certified in Audiology, American Board of Audiology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Past area representative for Oregon Academy of Audiology
  • Past Board Member of the Oregon Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • Member of Oregon Academy of Audiology
  • Member of Oregon Speech-Language & Hearing Association
  • Fellow of American Academy of Audiology
  • Member of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Cindy Myhrvold, Office Manager Cindy is a native Oregonian. She has lived in the Willamette Valley most of her life. She has worked in the medical field as a medical assistant/clinic manager for over 30 years. She was a field corpsman in the United States Navy. Her hobbies include crafting, cooking, and traveling with her husband.

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