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3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Audiology Adjunct Faculty

Troy Cascia, AuD

tcascia@pacific.edu
BA in Linguistics and Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MS in Communication Disorders and Audiology, San Francisco State University
AuD, Salus University 
Member, American Academy of Audiology
Member, California Academy of Audiology  

At Pacific Since: 2016

Courses:
AUDI 347 - Tinnitus Assessment
AUDI 359 - Tinnitus Treatment

Research Interests:
Tinnitus

Laura Epstein, PhD, CCC-SLP

lepstein@pacific.edu
MS, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1990
PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1994
Spanish Bilingual Specialization 

At Pacific Since: 2015

Courses:
AUDI 337 - Speech-Language Pathology for Audiologists

Research Interests:
Bilingualism
School-based issues

Melanie Gilbert, AuD

mgilbert@pacific.edu
BA, Lewis & Clark College, 2004
AuD, Vanderbilt University, 2012
Audiology Externship, UCLA, 2011-2012

Member, American Auditory Society

Fellow, American Academy of Audiology
Member, California Academy of Audiology  

At Pacific Since: 2016

Courses:
AUDI 321 - Auditory Implants

Research Interests:
Cochlear implants: music perception, objective measures, signal processing

Kristin Hallstrom, AuD

khallstrom@pacific.edu
BA, Indiana University, 2002
MA, Ohio State University, 2004
AuD, Salus University, 2009
Clinical Fellowship, California Ear Institute, 2005
Fellow, American Academy of Audiology

At Pacific Since: 2014

Courses:
AUDI 385 B - Audiology Practicum II

Anga Lao, AuD, FAAA

alao@pacific.edu
MA, University of Pittsburgh

AuD, University of Pittsburgh 
Fellow, American Academy of Audiology
Member, American Auditory Society
Member, California Academy of Audiology

At Pacific Since: 2017

Courses:
AUDI 311 - Pediatric Audiology

Research Interests:
Amplification

Heidi Makeig, MS, CCC-A

hmakeig@pacific.edu
BS, Ohio University
MS, Vanderbilt University

At Pacific Since: 2016

Courses:
AUDI 385 A - Audiology Practicum I
AUDI 385 B - Audiology Practicum II

Research Interests:
Bilingual low income pediatric populations
Hearing health care access in remote and rural areas

Lauren L. Pasquesi, AuD, FAAA

lpasquesi@pacific.edu
BA in Speech and Hearing Science, The Ohio State University, 2011
AuD, Northwestern University, 2014 
Fellow, American Academy of Audiology

At Pacific Since: 2017

Courses:
AUDI 331 - Vestibular Assessment I
AUDI 367 - Vestibular Assessment II

Research Interests:
Vestibular

Maryam Salehomoum, CCC-SLP

msalehomoum@pacific.edu
BA, California State University, Long Beach
MA, California State University, Long Beach
PhD, University of California Berkeley, San Francisco State University, projected May 2018

At Pacific Since: 2016

Courses:
AUDI 339 - Deaf Culture and Communication Systems

Research Interests:
Deafness
Literacy
Cultural and linguistic identity

Laura Street, AuD, FAAA, CCC-A

lstreet@pacific.edu
BA in Applied Linguistics, Montclair State University
MA, in Applied Linguistics, Montclair State University
AuD, Washington University in St. Louis
Fellow, American Academy of Audiology
Member, American Auditory Society

At Pacific Since: 2017

Courses:
AUDI 385A - Audiology Practicum I
AUDI 385B - Audiology Practicum II

Research Interests:
Sensory cell regeneration
Ototoxicity
Genetics
Hearing devices
Pedagogy

Teresa Testa, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA

ttesta@pacific.edu
BA, University of Notre Dame
MA, New York University
MS, Gallaudet University
AuD, Gallaudet University
Externship, Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California
Fellow, American Academy of Audiology
Clinical Certificate of Competency, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

At Pacific Since: 2016

Courses:
AUDI 385A - Audiology Practicum I
AUDI 385B - Audiology Practicum II

Research Interests:
Auditory processing training