Robin Rio, MA, MT-BC, Associate Professor of Music Therapy, began teaching at Arizona State University in 1998, and is currently Director of the ASU Music Therapy Clinic. She teaches undergraduate and graduate classes for the Music Therapy Program, and also provides supervision to students who are doing clinical placements in the ASU clinic and in the many outreach programs in the community.

Robin Rio has published research in Music Therapy Perspectives, The Arts in Psychotherapy, Southwest Parkinson News, Nursing Spectrum, the Nordic Journal of Music Therapy, The Journal of Music Therapy, and has a book chapter on Effective Music Therapy Practice with the Elderly in press with the Portuguese Society of Music Therapy.

Ms. Rio has also served the American Association of Music Therapy as the Western Region Vice President and Conference Chair, a member of the Assembly of Delegates, Chair of the Affiliate Relations Committee, member of the Judicial Review Board, and served on several nominating committees.