Our Professional Staff
Peter Marincovich, Ph.D., CCC-A
Owner, Director of Audiology Services
Dr. Peter Marincovich earned his graduate degree in communicative disorders from Louisiana State University, and his Ph.D., in Audiology from the University of Memphis. A Santa Rosa native, Dr. Marincovich has practiced in his hometown since 1984. Dr. Marincovich works with patients of all ages and levels of hearing loss. He is also a frequent presenter at seminars and academic conferences. His areas of special interest include the assessment of auditory and vestibular disorders, healthcare policy, hearing care solutions and delivery systems and audiology education. He holds specialized credentials in teaching the handicapped, and conducts courses at Santa Rosa Junior College.
Jessica Aguinaldo Cimolino, COHC
Practice Coordinator, Hearing Loss Support Specialist, Hearing Aid Dispenser
Jessica Aguinaldo Cimolino, Fort Bragg native, received her B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science for Pre-Occupational Therapy and a minor in Psychology from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. In addition to being licensed by the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board as a hearing aid dispenser for the state of California, Jessica has also received her certificates of achievement in Hearing Loss Support Specialist Training, and the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC). Jessica is an active member of the Hearing Healthcare Providers and International Hearing Society organizations for which she attends annual professional development seminars to ensure she is well versed in the latest techniques, findings, and technologies. Jessica takes a special interest in educating the public on effective communication skills, hearing loss support, hearing loss prevention and helping to keep people connected. She enjoys giving back to the local communities through servicing Sherwood Oaks residents’ hearing devices free of charge, performing complimentary hearing screenings each year at the Mendocino Coast District Health Fair, as well as giving numerous educational seminars open to the public. As an active community member you may find Jessica typically at any local sporting event. In Jessica’s spare time she enjoys traveling, photography, cooking and discovering new foods, and attending musical/sporting events in the northern California area.
Daniel S. Park, B.S., Aud. Extern
Clinical Audiology Extern
Daniel S. Park is a fourth-year doctoral intern of audiology from the University of North Texas. He obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of North Texas in interdisciplinary studies with a focus on middle school science education. Daniel taught at the middle school and elementary school level for three years. It was time spent in the classroom where he had first-hand experience in how amplification and hearing aid technologies can help students achieve their full potential. To continue his passion for helping others, he applied and was accepted to his alma mater’s audiology doctorate program in 2014. While fulfilling coursework, Daniel successfully completed clinical rotations in a variety of practicum sites around the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex. In addition to several rotations at private practices, he performed diagnostic evaluations at a children’s hospital in Plano, fit advanced hearing aids at a Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic, and worked side by side with an industrial audiologist at Lockheed Martin. During his time at the university he also performed research observing the effects of ototoxic “ear poison” medication on hair cells in zebrafish models under Dr. Ernest Moore. While completing coursework, Daniel was also awarded the position of hearing aid technician at the University of North Texas audiology clinic. From this position Daniel gained valuable insight into administrative functions of the clinic while serving students, professors, and patients. Aside from clinical work, Daniel was the treasurer for the university’s chapter of the Student Academy of Audiology and has volunteered his time to the Texas Academy of Audiology. Professionally, Daniel is interested in both the private practice and medical aspects of audiology. Through gaining experience in these aspects under Dr. Marincovich and his team at Audiology Associates, Daniel aspires to grow clinically and professionally to better serve individuals with hearing, balance, and communication needs. Daniel continues his passion for education and helping others by teaching Judo alongside his shihan, or master instructor, of over 15 years. He holds a second degree black belt in Judo and strives for balance of mind, body, and spirit.
Patient Care Coordinator, Hearing Loss Support Specialist, Hearing Aid Dispenser
Tina Afifi received her Hearing Aid Dispensing License in 2009 from the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Hearing Aid Dispenser’s Board. She is also an active Hearing Loss Support Specialist certified by the Hearing Loss Association (HLAA). In addition, she is a current member of Hearing Healthcare Providers (HHP). Her professional interests focus on the newest hearing technology as well as Hearing Assistive Technology (HAT) for personal and business usage. Her current projects include creating a Personal Listening Room where people can come and experience better hearing.
Lisa Dehner, CCMA-AC
Hearing Loss Support Specialist, Hearing Aid Dispenser
Lisa Dehner received her certification in Medical Assisting from Empire College in Santa Rosa, California in 2007 and maintains state certification (clinical and administrative). In 2010 she received her Hearing Aid Dispensing License from the California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Hearing Aid Dispenser’s Board. She is also an active Hearing Loss Support Specialist certified by the Hearing Loss Association (HLAA). In addition, she is a current member of Hearing Healthcare Providers (HHP). Her professional interests include helping people reconnect with family and friends by obtaining maximum benefit from the latest hearing technology available and Interventional Audiology research.
Santa Rosa Support Staff:
- Glenna Dehner
- Heather Miller
- Angie Avalos
- Elizabeth Marincovich
- Elaine Marshall
Mendocino Support Staff:
Mill Valley Support Staff:
- Susan Spencer Grbac