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The Colloquy on Music in Health and Medicine


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Medical and Health researchers from Toronto talk informally about their current and on-going interests in music and related research projects.

Included are researchers from
Royal Conservatory of Music: Dr. Ann Patteson

Featured speaker
Dr. David Alter, noted cardiologist and songwriter
University of Toronto

Participating researchers:
Dr. Joseph Chan (Sunnybrook), Otolaryngologist-in-Chief
Dr. Larry Picard (Mount Sinai), Neurology
Dr. Karen Gordon (Sick Kids), Audiologist, Cochlear Implant Program
Dr. Amy Clements-Cortes (Baycrest), Senior Music Therapist
Dr. Tom Chau (Holland-Bloorview), Senior Scientist and Canada Research Chair in Pediatric Rehabilitation Engineering
Dr. John Chong (Musicians’ Clinics of Canada), Medical Director
Dr. Heidi Ahonen (Laurier), Director, Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research
Dr. Ann Patteson (RCM), International/National Director of Research for Learning Through the Arts

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building