Marcia Raggio, PhD, is a professor and audiology clinic coordinator in the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Program at San Francisco State University (SFSU). She received her BA and MS degrees in communicative disorders from SFSU, and her PhD in auditory neuroscience from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Raggio is a dispensing audiologist and owner of Hearing Science of Daly City.
Dr. Raggio currently serves as vice chair of the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board, having been appointed to this board by three California governors. She is the past president of the California Academy of Audiology, and served as the inaugural chair and is currently the past chair of the Academic and Professional Standards Council of the American Academy of Audiology. Dr. Raggio has received the American Academy of Audiology President’s Award, and the California Academy of Audiology Leadership Award for Outstanding Service to the California Audiology Community. Her primary focus, for the last several years, has been in helping to develop and shepherd the passage of a bill that now allows the California state university system to offer stand-alone clinical audiology doctoral programs (AuD).