Scientific Committee

Chair, Scientific Committee, IAMM 2020 Conference

Vera Brandes, M.Sc. | Director, Research Program, Music-Medicine at Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria

Committee Members

  • Erik Baumann, MMT | Music Therapist, Clinical Psychologist, Lima, Peru
  • Bussakorn Binson, Ph.D. | Dean, Faculty Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University; Director of FAA, Emili Sagol Research and Innovation for Wellbeing Center, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Penny Bril | Founder, MUSACOR.com (Musicians as a Community Resource); Violist, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Lyz Cooper, M.A., M.Sc., FICNM, FRSPH | Principal, The British Academy of Sound Therapy; Director and Cofounder, Therapeutic Sound Association (TSA), Pulborough, England
  • Josep Planas, M.D. | Associate Professor, Medicine of the Autonomous University, Barcelona; Head of Section Emeritus, Palliative Care Unit, Hospital del Mar; President Emeritus, Catalan-Balearic Society of Palliative Care, Barcelona, Spain
  • Ellen Gentle, Ph.D. | Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, Music Neuropsychologist, Melbourne, Australia
  • Maria Montserrat Gimeno, Ed.D., LCAT, MT-BC | Fellow and Primary Trainer, Association for Music and Imagery; Associate Professor Emerita, Music Therapy Graduate Coordinator, State University of New York
  • Wendy Magee, Ph.D. | Professor, Music Therapy Program; Coordinator, Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy, Temple University, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Alison Rigby, M.S., M.A., MT-BC | Music Therapist, Good Vibrations, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Helen Shoemark, Ph.D. | Associate Professor, Music Therapy Program, Temple University, Pennsylvania, U.S.
  • Sumathy Sundar, Ph.D. | Director, Center for Music Therapy Education and Research, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry, India
  • Mohan Sundararaj, M.D., MPH | Physician, Music Therapist; Director, Public Health Programs, MPact Global Action, California, U.S.
  • Patsy Tan, Ph.D., MT-BC, RMT | Researcher, Elder Conservatorium of Music, Faculty of Arts, The University of Adelaide; Music Therapist, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia