Robert is the interim director of the School of Health Sciences at the University of the Pacific where he is responsible for the development and administration of a new school at the campus. The school includes existing programs in audiology, speech-language pathology, physical therapy, athletic therapy and physician assistant studies; and developing programs in social work, nursing, occupational therapy and clinical nutrition. Previously, Robert was an associate professor and chairman of UOP’s departments of audiology and speech-language pathology for many years. He has a Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Florida, a master’s degree from the University of Utah, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of the Pacific. He lives in Stockton.