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The NYU Creative Arts Therapies Consortium Doctoral Research Alliance

International Research Alliance

The NYU Creative Arts Therapies Consortium leads an international research alliance of seven universities to advance research on the health benefits of the arts across the lifespan in diverse contexts. The mission of the alliance is to collaborate on research on the arts and arts therapies and support new researchers in the field. The alliance is a regular research contributor to the World Health Organization's Arts & Health program.

Chair: Prof. Nisha Sajnani, PhD

Collaborating Partners:

Prof. Nisha Sajnani, NYU, Steinhardt, NYU Creative Arts Therapies Consortium and International Research Alliance, USA

Prof. Joke Bradt, Drexel University, PhD Program in Creative Arts Therapies, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia, USA

Prof Vicky Karkou, Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, UK

Prof. Jason Butler, PhD Program in Expressive Therapies, Lesley University, USA

Prof. Sabine Koch, SRH University Heidelberg, Department of Creative Arts Therapies, Faculty of Therapy Sciences, Heidelberg, Germany/ Alanus University Alfter, Research Institute for Creative Arts Therapies (RIArT), Alfter/Bonn, Germany

Prof. Hod Orkibi, University of Haifa, School of Creative Arts Therapies, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, Israel

Prof. Felicity Baker, University of Melbourne, Creative Arts Therapies Research Unit (CATRU), Australia

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