Dr. Gabriel (Gabe) Anne Bargen is an associate professor at Idaho State University. She has been an audiologist for over 14 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Texas Christian University in 2000, a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2002, a Master of Arts in Audiology from the University of Kansas in 2006, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Audiology from the University of Kansas in 2010. As a doctoral student, Dr. Bargen participated in the LEND program at the University of Kansas as a LEND trainee.
Currently she teaches coursework in pediatric audiology, auditory anatomy and physiology, introduction and advance aural rehabilitation, and central auditory processing. She serves as the Program Director for the PhD in Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences in the School of Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences. Dr. Bargen's current research focuses on community collaboration to ensure children and their families have access to resources regardless of geographical location within Idaho and monitoring risk indicators for delayed-onset hearing loss in children.