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Tepanta Fossett, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Assistant Professor
Tepanta Fossett

Assistant ProfessorTepanta Fossett



  • Mayo Clinic – Rochester, Post-doctoral training
  • University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D.
  • Hofstra University, BA, MA

Areas of Specialization

  • Adult Neurogenic Communication Disorders
  • Aphasia
  • Motor Speech Disorders

Achievements Past 5 Years

  • Duffy, J. R., Fossett, T. R. D., Thomas, J. E., & Stierwalt, J. A. G. (2018)Care for people with aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders in acute hospital settings.  In L. L. LaPointe & J. A. G. Stierwalt, (Eds.), Aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders (5th edition).  NY:  Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.
  • 2018 Advancing Academic-Researcher Careers Award (AARC), American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)

About Dr. Fossett

Tepanta Fossett is an assistant professor in the department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences. She teaches courses in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Her primary area of interest is adult neurological communication disorders with a specific interest in aphasia and apraxia of speech.  Her research focus is on assessment in aphasia. Dr. Fossett received her doctorate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and completed a post-doctoral clinical fellowship in the Division of Speech-Pathology in the Department of Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.