“Rocking Towards Recovery” - The Science Behind Music Therapy Chris Remington Wednesday, May 3, 2017 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. 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.