Author(s): Lee Sophie, O'Neill Desmond and Moss Hilary

Presenter(s): Sophie Lee, BA, MSc

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Bio: Sophie graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a BA(Mod) in Music in 2015, achieving First Class Honours. She undertook an MSc in Performance Science at the Royal College of Music in London, graduating with Distinction in 2018. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Limerick, Ireland, where she is investigating the effects of music psychosocial interventions on the well-being of people with early-stage dementia and their family carers, supervised by Dr Hilary Moss (UL) and Prof Desmond O’Neill (TCD). Her PhD is funded by the Irish Research Council.
Sophie is an avid pianist and chamber musician, winning the Senior Piano Competition and the Elsner Memorial Cup at Feis Ceoil Ireland, and attaining her Licentiate Diploma in Piano Teaching from the Royal Irish Academy of Music. She worked for Breathe Arts Health Research in London and currently works for the National Centre for Arts and Health at Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin. She teaches musicianship and pianoforte classes at the Royal Irish Academy of Music.
Sophie is a member of several arts and health research networks and is the events and public outreach officer for The Irish Music Brain Research Network (TIMBRE). Research interests include music and health; positive ageing and dementia; the role ofhe arts in healthcare settings; psychoneuroimmunology; and musical memory.

Title: Group music-making for people with dementia: Perspectives of music therapists and community musicians

Contribution type: Paper

 

 

Author(s): Kim Kyung Min

Presenter(s): Kyung Min Kim, MMT, MT-BC, NMT

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Bio: Kyung Min (Mindy) Kim MMT, MT-BC, NMT – she is a board-certified music therapist specializing in neurologic music therapy. She has a diverse educational background – she completed her high school education in Perth, Australia, completed her undergraduate music therapy training at Berklee College of Music in Boston and her Masters of Music Therapy at Temple University in Philadelphia. In 2011, she volunteered as a student assistant and translator at the 13th World Congress of Music Therapy by assisting 376 attendees from 46 countries. In 2016, she co-founded the SJA Music Therapy Center with the Seoul Jazz Academy in Seoul, South Korea. After completing her Masters in Music Therapy, her passion for research was kindled. In the near future, she seeks to pursue her doctoral study in music therapy where she would have more opportunities to collaborate with other music therapy researchers and continue to advocate and advance the field of music therapy. She is currently residing in Philadelphia PA.

Title: Music therapists' perspectives on quality of life and Therapeutic Relationships with elderly people with chronic illnesses

Contribution type: Paper

Author(s): Clements-Cortes Amy, Bartel Lee, Freedman Morris, Goldberg Yael and McPhee Matthew

Presenter(s): Amy Clements-Cortes, PhD, RP, MTA, MT-BC

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Bio: Amy Clements-Cortes, PhD, RP, MTA, MT-BC is Assistant Professor, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto; Instructor and Supervisor, Wilfrid Laurier University; and Academic Coordinator & Instructor, Interdisciplinary Studies, Ryerson Chang School. She is a credentialed Music Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist and a Fellow in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, as well as in Neurologic Music Therapy. Amy has extensive clinical experience working with clients across the life span, with a specialty in older adults, dementia and palliative care. She has authored multiple peer reviewed publications, including “Voices of the Dying and Bereaved,” and she has given over 200 conference and/or invited academic presentations. Her research contributions have had a significant impact in the understanding of understudied phenomenon, resulting in excelled treatments and services provided by professionals in music and medicine. This includes: relationship completion for individuals at end-of-life, vibroacoustic therapy and singing protocols for PWD, as well as experiences in music therapy internships. Amy is Past-President of the World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT), and Managing Editor of the Music and Medicine journal. She is a former President of the Canadian Association for Music Therapists, and serves on the editorial review boards for 9 International journals including the Journal of Alzheimer’s disease.

Title: Feasibility of Using Vibroacoustic Gamma Stimulation in Advanced Dementia Contexts

Contribution type: Poster

 

 

Author(s): Theorell Töres, Hallinder Helena, Emami Emami Azita and Engström Gabriella

Presenter(s): Töres Theorell, MD, PhD

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Bio: Tores Theorell is a physician who graduated at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm in 1967. He defended his PhD thesis at the Karolinska Institutet in 1971. He has been a clinician (internal medicine, general practice as well as social and occupational medicine) for many years but spent later years in research and teaching. T was professor at the Karolinska Institute in psychosocial medicine between 1995 and 2006. After his retirement he has been a scientific consultant at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm University and Royal College of Music. He has published several books, among them Healthy Work (Basic Books 1990, with RA Karasek) and Psychological Health Effects of Music Experiences (Springer Books 2016). His scientific publications are about stress cardiology, epidemiology and physiology as well as biology and psychology of cultural activities.

Title: Endocrine changes during two months in demented patients in home care and their family caregivers participating in a daily music listening program

Contribution type: Paper

Author(s): Ko Bum Suk and Kim Kyungsuk

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Title: An Analysis of Measurement Tools Used to Assess Music-Related Memory in Persons with Dementia

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Author(s):  Cassidy Gianna, Paisley Anna, Francine Rachel and Tubman Andy

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Title: An evaluation of the efficacy of SingfitTM Prime for individuals living with dementia and healthcare professionals

Contribution type: Paper

Author(s): Trevizan de Campos Josimeire

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Title: The effect of the music in elderly with Alzheimer

Contribution type: Poster