Josette Lund

Josette Lund, M.S.CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Josette is a board certified speech-language pathologist who joined The Vegas Voice Institute team to work per diem in August 2014 after years of service as a speech language pathologist in the Las Vegas valley. She brings over 40 masterful years of experience in the treatment of voice, swallowing and neurological disorders affecting speech and language.

Josette completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona in 1971 and then completed a Master of Science degree in Speech Pathology at Arizona State University in 1974. Her clinical experiences include working at Valley Hospital, Spring Valley Hospital, UMC Hospital, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient facilities, extended care facilities and in home health. She has served as not only a staff speech pathologist but also a manager and director of speech pathology departments over the years. She served as a Speech Pathology Instructor at both UNLV and Nevada State College teaching neurology and speech pathology courses.

Josette has been extensively trained and has been performing MBS Studies for over 20 years. She became a Certified VitalStim Therapist in 2007. Her experience includes diagnostic voice evaluations, treatments in various voice therapies, and specialized training with vocal cord dysfunction. She is skilled in working with the Blom-Singer for laryngectomy and has been performing tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis (TEP) since 1987. She received specialty training to perform flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) in 2014. Josette is certified by the State of Nevada Board of Examiners for Speech Pathology & Audiology, the State of California Speech-Language Pathology Board, and the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). She earned her certificate of clinical competency in speech-language pathology in 1975.

Josette grew up in East Chicago, Indiana and continues to learn new and innovating treatments in order to better serve her patients. Her desire to help them improve is evident when you first meet her. Her warm, caring nature is contagious to not only the staff but also carries through to the patients and caregivers. She has a strong desire to make her patients’ lives better with speech therapy and the care that she so sweetly provides. She enjoys spending time with her husband and family and her two dogs, as well as swimming, reading, and working as a speech language pathologist.