Founder and CEO of Joseph-Ford Enterprises and High Level Speech & Hearing Center. Dr. Lana Joseph-Ford, is an entrepreneur in the healthcare industry. She has served as an advocate for musicians' health throughout New Orleans. Among her most notable clients are world renowned music artists, Drake and musical group Tank and the Bangas. As a young girl Dr. Joseph-Ford suffered with hearing difficulties and was bullied because of her speech impediment. Now, she uses her resilience to help others by offering early intervention strategies for individuals with communication disorders. As a philanthropist, Dr. Joseph-Ford has played a significant role in supporting youth in underserved communities. As an advocate for economic development, she founded Joseph-Ford Enterprises, a global economic development firm that invests in real estate, small businesses, health and technology. Dr. Joseph-Ford has been featured in Forbes, Gambit 40 under 40, Newtral Groundz, and Biz New Orleans Magazine. Currently, Dr. Joseph-Ford has a news segment  called "Healthy Habits with Dr. J" which airs on WWLTV's Great Day Louisiana every Friday at 9 am. 

Awards:

  • 2020 Business of the Year, JEDCO

  • 2019, 2018 Best Speech Language Pathologists, Expertise.com

  • 2019, 2018, 2017 Millennial Awards Finalist

  • 2018 Business Person of the Year, Biz New Orleans

  • 2018 Gambit 40 under 40

  • 2018 Next Up Nola Award

NYE_2133_websize.jpg

Curriculum Vitae:

Doctor of Audiology (AuD)
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Dates: 08/201-05/2015                       
 

Master of Science in Health Care Management (MSHCM), Emphasis in Public Health       
The University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA    
Dates: 01/2010-05/2011        

 

Bachelors of Science in General Studies, Minor Chemistry  
Nicholls State University Thibodaux, LA 
Dates: 08/2005-12/2009