Bijoyaa Mohapatra

B Mohapatra
Assistant Professor
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

Selected Recognitions

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


Academic Background

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