MEMBERS OF THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

IAMM 2020 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

MAY, 2020

PRESIDENT, ORGANIZING COMMITTEE, IAMM 2020 CONFERENCE:

Suzanne B. Hanser, EdD, MT-BC

Chair Emerita, Professor, Music Therapy Department
Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

Joy Allen, PhD, MT-BC

Chair, Music Therapy Department
Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Douglas Brandoff, MD

Physician Leader, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) Schwartz Center
Rounds, Senior Physician, DFCI, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard
Medical School,
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Attending, Palliative Care Clinic

Marcela Castillo-Rama MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Mark Fuller, MT-BC, NMT

Music Therapist
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts,USA

Ron Hirschberg, MD

Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Harvard
Medical School
Director, Consultation Physiatry Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston,
Massachusetts, USA

Brian Jantz, MT-BC, LPMT

President-Elect, New England Region, American Music Therapy Association
Assistant Professor, Music Therapy, Berklee College of Music
Music Therapist, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Psyche Loui, PhD

Assistant Professor of Creativity and Creative Practice
Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Sharon Lynch

Manager, Operations & Events, Music & Health Institute
Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Tanya Maggi

Dean of Community Engagement and Professional Studies
New England Conservatory, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Marisol S. Norris, PhD, MT-BC

Assistant Professor, Division of Expressive Therapies
Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Phillip L. Pearl, MD

President-Elect, Child Neurology Society
Director of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology
William G. Lennox Chair, Boston Children’s Hospital
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, UUSA

Kim Perlak, DMA

Chair, Guitar Department
Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

David Silbersweig, MD (correspondence to Rachel: ryaffe@bwh.harvard.edu)

Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
Co-Director, Neuroscience Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School Academic Dean
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Stanley Cobb

Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts,
USA

Rebecca Strauss

Violist, Music Director, Educator
Music for Healing and Social Justice
Riverview Chamber Players
Moisès Fernández Via
Director, ARTS/LAB @ Med Campus
College of Fine Arts, Boston University
Boston Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Lisa M. Wong, MD

Assistant Co-Director
Arts and Humanities Initiative
Harvard Medical School,
Past President, Longwood Symphony Orchestra
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Jennifer Zuk, PhD, CF-SLP

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience
Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Clinical Fellow in Speech-Language Pathology
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

MEMBERS OF THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

IAMM 2020 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

MAY, 2020

CHAIR, SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE, IAMM 2020 CONFERENCE:

Vera Brandes, MSc

Vice President of IAMM, president of I.M.A.R.A.A. (International Music
and Arts Research Association Austria)
Vienna, Austria,
Director Emeritus of the Research Program for Music-Medicine at
Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

Erik Baumann, MMT

Music Therapist, Clinical Psychologist
Lima, Peru

Bussakorn Binson, PhD

Dean, Faculty Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University
Director of FAA – Emili Sagol Research and Innovation for Well-being
Center
Bangkok, Thailand

Penny Brill

Founder, MUSACOR.com [Musicians as a Community Resource]
Violist, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Pennsylvania, USA

Lyz Cooper, MA, MSc, FICNM, FRSPH

Principal, The British Academy of Sound Therapy
Director and Co-founder, Therapeutic Sound Association (TSA)
Pulborough, UK

Josep Planas, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine of the Autonomous University Barcelona
Head of Section Emeritus, Palliative Care Unit, Hospital del Mar
President , Catalan-Balearic Society of Palliative Care
Barcelona, Spain

Ellen Gentle, PhD

Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, Music Neuropsychologist
Melbourne, Australia

Maria Montserrat Gimeno, EdD, LCAT, MT-BC
Fellow and Primary Trainer, Association for Music and Imagery
Associate Professor Emerita, Music Therapy Graduate Coordinator
State University of New York, New York, USA

Wendy Magee, PhD

Professor, Music Therapy Program,
Coordinator, Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy
Temple University, Pennsylvania, USA

Alison Rigby, MS, MA, MT-BC

Music Therapist, Good Vibrations
New Jersey, USA

Helen Shoemark, PhD

Associate Professor, Music Therapy Program
Temple University, Pennsylvania, USA

Sumathy Sundar, PhD

Director, Center for Music Therapy Education and Research
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute
Pondicherry, India

Mohan Sundararaj, MD, MPH

Physician, Music Therapist
Director, Public Health Programs, MPact Global Action
California, USA

Patsy Tan, PhD, MT-BC, RMT

Researcher, Elder Conservatorium of Music
Faculty of Arts, The University of Adelaide
Music Therapist, Royal Adelaide Hospital
Adelaide, Australia