Hyunsoo Yoo, Ph.D.

Hyunsoo Yoo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Yoo joined the CSD faculty in August 2019 as an Assistant Professor. Prior to coming to Baylor, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Texas at El Paso (2017-2019).  


  • B.A. Education, Sangmyung University
  • M.S. Speech-Language Pathology, Hallym University
  • Ph.D. Communication Science and Disorders, University of Pittsburgh

Academic Interests and Research

Dr. Yoo’s primary areas of specialization are in neurogenic language disordered population to healthy controls. Her research focus is on people who have sustained brain damage from stroke (with/without aphasia) and mTBI (specifically, sports-related concussion) and the subsequent changes in their cognitive and language behaviors, brain structures and connections. The cognitive factors that interest her most are processing speed, working memory, attention & executive function.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Applied Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • Cognitive Communication Disorders
  • Methods in Graduate Study in Communication Science and Disorders