This roundtable will launch the special issue of Music and Medicine on Music Therapy and Chronic Pain. Authors included in the issue will be asked about the findings from their papers, as well as their work in the area of music therapy and chronic pain. Guest editors Professor Hilary Moss and Katie Fitzpatrick will introduce the event and chair the discussion. Register here:
Alexandra Ullsten, PhD, Post Doc, holds a research and clinical music and art therapist position at the Central Hospital in Karlstad, specializing in music therapy as procedural support in neonatal and paediatric care.
Amy Clements-Cortés, is Assistant Professor, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto; a credentialed Music Therapist, Registered Psychotherapist and Fellow in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music, as well as in Neurologic Music Therapy.
Hilary Moss is Associate Professor of Music Therapy at University of Limerick and co-chairs the Special Interest Group on music therapy and chronic pain at the International Association of Music Medicine.
Joanne Loewy is the founding director of the Department of Music Therapy and the Louis Armstrong Center for Music & Medicine in the Mount Sinai Health System, NYC.
Katie Fitzpatrick is Senior Music Therapist with the pain service at the University of Limerick Hospitals Group and a PhD researcher at the University of Limerick, Ireland looking at the topic of music therapy and chronic pain.
Patricia O’Shea is a retired Primary School Physical Education Teacher and PPI member with a BSc. in Health and Fitness. She is a PPI member and service user.