Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

Insight creates conversation to build community, exploring issues and events that connect people in our region. Insight covers breaking news and big ideas, music, arts & culture with responsible journalism, civil discussion and diverse voices.


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“Rocking Towards Recovery” - The Science Behind Music Therapy

From Congresswoman Gaby Giffords to premature infants, music therapy has proven critical in improving the lives of the sick and wounded.

The University of the Pacific has one of the oldest music therapy programs in the country and several students recently finished internships administering the therapy at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Stockton.

Where does the science stand on music therapy’s impact and who else could it potentially benefit?

Assistant professor Eric Waldon discusses the latest research and is joined by students Alexander Lesser and Casie Esposito, who explain their experience working in the hospital.

Chris Remington

Former Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

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