Sarah Hoover

Music/arts organization
Organization/Affiliation (no abbreviation): 
The Peabody Institute, Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21210
United States
Short biography and a description of your interest(s) in music and health: 
Currently Associate Dean for Innovation, Interdisciplinary Partnerships & Community Initiatives at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Hoover leads a variety of interconnected efforts across the university and hospital system to conduct research, bring music into clinical settings, and provide multi-disciplinary clinical care for musicians. She has shepherded the development of concert series and bedside music programs at Johns Hopkins Hospital as well as programs in creative aging and sensory-friendly performances through Peabody Prescribe’s arts for wellness division, and has served as co-director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Music and Medicine. Her book, Music as Care: Artistry in the Hospital Environment, was published in early 2021.
Collaboration Interests: 
Program design, training/curriculum for musicians working in healthcare, certification for artists, collaboration between music therapy and arts in health, social prescribing
Arts in Health; Music; Curriculum