The Shenandoah Conservatory music therapy program has partnered with Valley Health to launch a music therapy program at Winchester Medical Center (WMC). Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Therapy Allison Terrell ’14, ’18 M.M.T., MT-BC, has been appointed as the first music therapist in the hospital, with a focus in oncology, neurorehabilitation and palliative care. The program will also serve as a clinical training site for music therapy students from Shenandoah University.
“The creation of the music therapy position starts an exciting partnership with Winchester Medical Center and I’m grateful to Skip Philips and Kelly Miller at Valley Health for their vision for the program,” said Director of Music Therapy Studies, Coordinator of Graduate Music Therapy and Associate Professor of Music Therapy Anthony Meadows, Ph.D., MT-BC. “In addition to serving as an important clinical training site for students from Shenandoah University music therapy program, the program focuses on serving the needs of the greater Winchester community, integrating the arts into health care services at the hospital.”