Department of Communication Disorders
Dr. Mohapatra earned her PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Georgia. During her doctoral training she conducted research studies to explore executive function, working memory, and attention skills in aphasia and aging. She has disseminated research findings via journal publications and conference presentations. Currently her research interest includes psychophysiological measurement of cognitive behavior, biofeedback training, and complementary-alternative practices in aphasia rehabilitation.
Dr. Mohapatra also holds the Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in University Teaching and one of her research interests also includes higher education pedagogy.
Areas of Interest
Neurological Communication Disorders, Aging, Cognition, Complementary and Integrative health
American Speech-Language-Hearing foundation graduate student scholarship
Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences conference fellowship award
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Georgia (UGA)
Emerging Leaders Program fellowship, UGA
Graduate Students and Postdocs in Science, UGA, Research talk awardee
Blue Key National Honor Society, Inductee, 2015
Kappa Delta Pi – Beta Kappa (UGA) Honor Society, Inductee, 2016
Ph.D. Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
M.S. Speech language Pathology, University of Mysore, India
B.S. Audiology and Speech language Pathology, University of Calcutta, India