Lakeview Health System
Physician Details
Karin Nikula

Karin Nikula, EdD/CCC-SLP

  • Researcher Bio
  • Karin Nikula, EdD/CCC-SLP has been a speech language pathologist since 1998. She received her B.A.S. and M.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and her doctorate in Education from Hamline University. She has spent her career working with both adults and children with a variety of diagnoses in schools, outpatient clinics, home care, skilled nursing facilities, and hospitals. After nine years as a director of rehab she has returned to working as a therapist full time where she enjoys seeing a wide variety of patients. She spends most of her time working with swallowing disorders and has special interest in cognitive impairments. She is certified to provide LSVT-LOUD and VitalStim therapies. In her free time Karin is on the sidelines of her children's sporting events or training for mud and obstacle course races.

  • Departments
  • Speech-Language Pathology
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  • Education
  • Professional Education
    Hamline University
    EdD
    Professional Education
    University of Minnesota, Duluth
    M.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders
    Professional Education
    University of Minnesota, Duluth
    BAS
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  • Board Certifications
  • Certified in LSVT-LOUD
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