Cara E. Stepp, PhD


Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Boston University

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Research Interests

Dr. Stepp is the director of the STEPP LAB for Sensorimotor Rehabilitation Engineering at Boston University. The goal of her research is to apply engineering tools to better understand, rehabilitate, and augment disordered human communication. Her long-term research goal is to extend current and novel therapeutic advances to the voice and speech system, improving treatment alternatives.


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Computer Science & Engineering and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, 2011
Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, 2009
S.M., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008
S.B., Engineering Science, Smith College, 2004



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