Suzanne Hanser

Board Certified Music Therapist
Organization/Affiliation (no abbreviation): 
Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA 02215
United States
Short biography and a description of your interest(s) in music and health: 
I am President of the International Association for Music & Medicine (IAMM) and Chair Emerita/Professor of Music Therapy at Berklee College of Music. My research is primarily focused on music-based interventions for integrative medicine and health, and gerontology is also a specialty. Recent books include: Integrative Health through Music Therapy, Manage Your Stress & Pain through Music, and The New Music Therapist's Handbook.
Collaboration Interests: 
IAMM is a global not-for-profit organization for individuals and institutions, spanning different specialties and disciplines across the globe. IAMM features opportunities for members worldwide and facilitates the development of collaborative ventures in research, education, theory-building, and setting clinical guidelines in music and medicine specialties. IAMM publishes the journal, Music and Medicine, and produces webinars, blogs, and virtual events, as well as an international conference that meets every two years.
music, medicine, music therapy, research, integrative medicine