Tim Bressmann PhD
Associate Professor
Speech-Language Pathology
Contact Info
T: (416) 978-7088
Rehabilitation Sciences Building
160-500 University Avenue, Floor 10
Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7
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Research Interests
Speech-Language Pathology

Dr. Bressmann is originally from Hamburg, in the North of Germany. He studied Linguistics, Psychology, and Sociology at the universities of Freiburg, Bielefeld and Dublin and received his M. A. in Clinical Linguistics from the University of Bielefeld in 1995. After working as a speech therapist in different neurological rehabilitation centres, he joined the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Technology, Munich, as a clinical researcher. In 1999, he received my Ph. D. in Phonetics from the Department of Phonetics and Speech Communication at the University of Munich. He is cross-appointed to the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto and the Department of Special Education at the University of Munich. Dr. Bressmann is also an Adjunct Scientist at St. John’s Rehabilitation Hospital.

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Recent Publications

  1. Hypernasal Speech Is Perceived as More Monotonous than Typical Speech.
    Tardif M, Berti LC, Marino VCC, Pardo J, Bressmann T.
    Folia Phoniatr Logop. 2018;70(3-4):183-190
  2. Clinical Application of a New Approach to Identify Oral-Nasal Balance Disorders Based on Nasalance Scores.
    Bettens K, de Boer G, Bressmann T, Bruneel L, Van Lierde K.
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2018 Aug 22:1055665618796012.
  3. Influence of Altered Auditory Feedback on Oral-Nasal Balance in Song.
    Santoni C, de Boer G, Thaut M, Bressmann T.
    J Voice. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0892-1997(18)30207-8. 
  4. Normative Nasalance Scores for Middle-Aged and Elderly Speakers of Brazilian Portuguese.
    Marino VCC, Cardoso VM, de Boer G, Dutka JCR, Fabbron EMG, Bressmann T.
    Folia Phoniatr Logop. 2018;70(2):82-89. 
  5. Influence of Altered Auditory Feedback on Oral-Nasal Balance in Speech.
    de Boer G, Bressmann T.
    J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2017 Nov 9;60(11):3135-3143.