Concetta Tomaino

Board Certified Music Therapist
Healthcare Provider
Health-related organization
Organization/Affiliation (no abbreviation): 
Institute for Music and Neurologic Function
Short biography and a description of your interest(s) in music and health: 
"Dr. Concetta Tomaino is the Executive Director and co-founder, with renowned author neurologist Oliver Sacks, of the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function.

Dr. Tomaino is internationally known for her 40 plus years of research in the clinical applications of music and neurologic rehabilitation. She lectures on music therapy throughout the world.
Her work has been featured in national programs, documentaries; in international programs including the BBC; and in books on health and healing. Dr. Sacks book Musicophilia is dedicated to her.
Dr. Tomaino is Past-President of the American Association for Music Therapy and Vice President and founding board member for the International Association for Music and Medicine.
She received the Award of Accomplishment from Music Therapists for Peace at the United Nations. In 2014, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Music Therapy Association.
She is on the faculty Lehman College, CUNY"