Dr Catherine Tattersall

Division of Human Communication Sciences, Health Sciences School

Senior University Teacher

+44 114 222 2446

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Dr Catherine Tattersall
Division of Human Communication Sciences, Health Sciences School
362 Mushroom Lane
S10 2TS

I joined the department of Human Communication Sciences in 2012 as a University Teacher. Prior to this I was an NHS speech and language therapist in Liverpool, working on the acute wards, stroke rehabilitation ward and on the Early Supported Discharge Team for stroke. My areas of teaching include Motor Speech Disorders, Voice, and Clinical Methods.

Before I trained as a speech and language therapist I was a lecturer at the University of Manchester where I contributed to teaching on the cognitive neuropsychology modules and provided a module on aphasia and language processing. I completed my PhD in 2000 on the topic of object naming in the elderly which was supervised by Professor Andrew Ellis at the University of York. I then moved to Philadelphia, USA for a research fellowship working with Dr Myrna Schwartz at the Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute. Here my work focussed on semantic and phonological processing in individuals with aphasia.

I am a registered member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and Health and Care Professions Council. I have previously been on the Committees for both the British Neuropsychological Society and the British Aphasiology Society.

Research interests
  • Acquired aphasia
  • Models of spoken word production
  • Therapy for word finding in aphasia


Dr Karen Sage, University of Manchester


Journal articles

Conference proceedings papers

  • Hodgson C & Schwartz MF (2001) Lexeme interference: A case of context-sensitive naming. Brain and Language, Vol. 79(1) (pp 43-45) RIS download Bibtex download