Collaborating Research Units and Organizations (International)


Collaborating Research Units and Organizations (International)

  • University of Colorado Medical Sciences – Dr. Benzi Kluger
  • Colorado State University Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Neuroscience Programs – Dr. Carol Seger, Dr. Patti Davies
  • University of San Diego, Salk Institute of Biological Sciences- Dr. David Peterson

The International Advisory Council
Vera Brandes
Director of the Research Program in Music-Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria

Jane Edwards, PhD
Director of the Graduate Program in Music Therapy; Assistant Dean, Research of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; and Associate Professor in the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick

Joanne Loewy, DA, LCAT, MT-BC
Director of the Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine, New York.

Dr. Gottfried Schlaug, MD, PhD
Director of the Neuroimaging Laboratory and Director of the Stroke Recovery Laboratory, Dept. of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Co-Director of Comprehensive Stroke Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Chief, Cerebrovascular Division, Dept. of Neurology, BIDMC.

Dr. Ralph Spintge MD.
Director of the Department of Algesiology and Interdisciplinary Pain Medicine and the Regional Pain Centre DGS as well as Professor of MusicMedicine at Sportklinik Hellersen, L├╝denscheid University for Music and Drama HfMT Hamburg;
President of the International Society for Music in Medicine;
Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Music & Medicine.

Connie Tomaino, DA, MT-BC, LCAT
Senior Vice-President for Music Therapy at Beth Abraham Health Services, and Executive Director and Co-founder of the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function in New York.