Music interventions for acquired brain injury

Published: 9 November 2015 at 17:30

MHRC lecture series

With Dr Wendy McGee, Associate Professor in Music Therapy from Temple University.

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Monday 9 November, 5.30pm
The Jerome Booth Music Therapy Centre, Young Street, Cambridge

Dr Wendy L. Magee is Associate Professor in Music Therapy at Temple University, Philadelphia. She has been a clinician, researcher and trainer working in neurological and neuropalliative rehabilitation since 1988. Her research is widely published spanning topics encompassing stroke and brain injury rehabilitation; measurement in rehabilitation; Multiple Sclerosis; Huntington’s Disease; Parkinson’s Disease; Disorders of Consciousness; research philosophy; brain-computer music interfaces and music technology in health. She is a Cochrane reviewer, a Leverhulme Fellowship recipient, and has international repute as a speaker and trainer in music therapy and music and health. See some of Wendy's selected publications.

This presentation will discuss the latest evidence stemming from the new Cochrane review on music therapy for acquired brain injury. Sarah Faber will then discuss the evidence, the research underpinning this evidence, and contextualise these in relation to practice drawing on 27 years of clinical experience.