Josh Sevier

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Cochlear Implant Program

Josh Sevier

Assistant Professor of Practice

Au.D., Doctor of Audiology, Pacific University (Oregon), 2016
LLM, Master of Laws, Medical Law and Ethics, University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2020
A.S., American Sign Language, Nashville State Community College (Tennessee), 2013
B.S., Biology, Cumberland University (Tennessee), 2012

Josh Sevier, L.L.M., Au.D., CCC-A, is an audiologist and coordinator of the cochlear implant program at the University of Nebraska. He provides clinical services to patients and supervises clinical practice for students in the Clinical Doctorate in Audiology program. Josh also co-teaches introduction to audiology, serves as a guest lecturer at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and collaborates with numerous organizations to ensure individuals with hearing loss have accessibility to services.

Josh is a licensed audiologist in the state of Nebraska and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). He also conducts research in cochlear implants and works to develop and implement new methods of services via telepractice for patients living great distances from the cochlear implant center.

Josh serves as the vice president for advocacy of the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is also co-chair of the legislative affairs committee for the organization. In addition, he is the member of the American Academy of Audiology's government relations committee.

A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Josh earned his bachelor's degree in biology from the Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN in 2012. He received his associates degree in American Sign Language from Nashville State Community College in Nashville, TN in 2013, before completing his Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) degree at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, in 2016. In 2020, Josh completed his Master of Laws degree from the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Areas of Expertise:

    Cochlear implants
    Tele-practice for cochlear implant clinical service delivery
    Advocacy for hearing healthcare

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2019, Nebraska State Clinical Achievement Award, Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2019-present, Assistant Professor of Practice, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2018-present, Cochlear Implant Program Coordinator, Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2020-present, Cochlear Implant Program Coordinator, Children's Hospital of Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska2019-present, Adjunct Professor, Salus University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania2018-19, Lecturer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2016-18, Cochlear Implant Research Audiologist, Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska2012-13, Assistant Analytical Chemist, Environmental Science Corps, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee2007-09, Medical Assistant, St. Thomas Heart, Nashville, Tennessee2004-08, Field Medical Service Technician, United States Navy/United States Marine Corps
American Society of Deaf ChildrenNational Association of the DeafAmerican Academy of AudiologyAmerican Auditory SocietyAmerican Cochlear Implant AllianceAmerican Health Lawyers AssociationNebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association