Tag: music therapy

The Power of Music

It’s not uncommon for babies in the neonatal intensive care unit, or NICU, at DCH Regional Medical Center to weigh less than three pounds, or little more than a bottle of water. With infants less than 28 weeks of age, their lungs aren’t fully developed, and the very thing keeping them alive—breathing machines that force oxygen into their lungs—can also cause significant damage over time to their lung tissue and vision. Lowering supplemental oxygen levels even slightly can have tremendous […]

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Music Therapy Professor Recognized

From the March 2015 Desktop News | Dr. Andrea Cevasco-Trotter, director of music therapy and associate professor in the School of Music, has been selected to receive one of the highest awards presented by the American Music Therapy Association. Cervasco-Trotter was recognized for making significant contributions to research in music therapy and for inspiring others through her publications, presentations and teaching. She received the AMTA Research and Publication Award at the AMTA National Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. “It is an honor […]

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