Director of the Doctor of Audiology Program
Dr. Rupa Balachandran is the Associate Dean of Student and Faculty Affairs for the School of Health Sciences and was the former director of the Doctor of Audiology program at the University of the Pacific. She obtained her Ph.D. in speech and hearing sciences at the City University of New York. Dr. Balachandran has presented at several national meetings on the topics of central auditory processing and speech perception by hearing-impaired individuals. She was president of the California Academy of Audiology and is a licensed dispensing audiologist.