Tertia Jeppson, M.A., CCC-SLP, CBIS

Tertia Jeppson, M.A., CCC-SLP, CBIS

Research Speech-Language Pathologist

My Lab

Center for Aphasia Research & Treatment

The Center for Aphasia Research & Treatment was created in 2001 to respond to the challenge of living with aphasia.

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About Me

Tertia Jeppson, M.A., CCC-SLP, CBIS is a Research Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) at the Center for Aphasia Research and Treatment. Tertia worked clinically as a Senior Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) with adult patients at the Homewood DayRehab site for nearly five years.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie Street

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2015 - 2017
    Northern Illinois University, Master of Arts in Communicative Disorders
    2021 - 2022
    University of Illinois Chicago, Health Disparities Research Certificate

Honors & Awards

  • ASHA Distinguished Early Career Professional (ECP) Certificate
    Recognizes and identifies ECPs who are making an impact in the areas of leadership, volunteering, or advocacy at the local, state, and/or national level within the first 5 years of professional career, 2021
  • Shirley Ryan AbilityLab SLP Early Career Achievement Award
    Awarded to an individual in the first 5 years of their career who exemplifies a dedication to SLP practice, 2021


  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ISHA)

Research Interests

  • Rehabilitation health equity
  • Adult neurogenic evaluation/treatment
  • Interdisciplinary communication practices