Dr. Wheeler graduated with her Bachelor of Science in speech and hearing science from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Her doctorate in audiology was obtained at the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Wheeler did her externship at Cook Children’s Medical Center, specializing in pediatric audiology.
After graduating, Dr. Wheeler worked at the University of North Texas as adjunct faculty in the Speech & Hearing Center with a focus on educational audiology. She joined the clinical adjunct faculty of the University of Texas at Dallas for the 2010–2011 academic year as a clinical supervisor for audiology doctoral candidates. She is certified by the American Board of Audiology and is licensed by the State of Texas to practice audiology.