We are pleased to introduce to you a (partial) list of contributors to the book Creative Arts in Humane Medicine, Brush Education (2013) what follows are very brief descriptions:
Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Victoria and a Research Affiliate with its Centre on Aging. He has research interests in the areas of aging, ethnicity, and mental health.
Aliye Runyan M.D.
Education and Research Fellow, American Medical Student Association AMSA is the founder, and director from 2008-2011, of the AMSA Medical Humanities Scholars'Program.
Dr. Kirk is a Palliative Care physician who researches communication in palliative care. Dr. Kirk currently is a Clinical Professor with the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia.
Craig Chen M.D.
is an anesthesiology resident at Stanford University Medical Center.
Mina Borromeo, Associate Professor and a Specialist in Special Needs Dentistry (SND) and Convener of SND at the Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne.
Senior Lecturer in Medical Education in the Melbourne Medical School at the University of Melbourne.
Alim Nagji M.D.
SSHRC post doctoral fellow at The Centre for Arts Informed Research in the Department of Adult Education, Community Development and Counselling Psychology, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) University of Toronto. The substantive focus of her research is Alzheimer's Disease, specifically the psychosocial dimensions of care and caregiving, and the contexts in which lives with dementia are lived.
currently artist in residence at three University anatomy labs in the North East of England (Newcastle, Northumbria and Durham)
currently President, Canadian Association for Music Therapy, an academic advisor and sessional instructor of music therapy, University of Windsor; contract academic staff and clinical supervisor, Wilfrid Laurier University; and Senior Music Therapist/Practice Advisor at Baycrest Centre, Toronto, Canada.
Diane Kaufman M.D.
founder, Creative Arts Healthcare – The University Hospital. She is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, a Child Psychiatrist, and the Senior Psychiatrist at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
currently a medical student at the University of British Columbia Northern Medical Program.
Associate Professor in the Daphne Cockwell
John J. Guiney Yallop
Assistant Professor, School of Education at Acadia
Catherine L. Mah M.D.
is a Scientist at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health Policy, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Dr. Younie is a General Practitioner and Clinical Senior Lecturer, Barts and The London
Carol Conde/Karl Beveridge
Professional contemporary Canadian artists living and working in Toronto.
Bandy Lee MD
is a healthcare professional (biomedical scientist) with a law degree and doctorate in medical law and ethics. She has taught ethics and law to undergraduate and post graduate health and social care students at London South Bank University, London, U.K. since 1998.
Carol Ann Courneya
Associate Professor Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia
Cheryl L. McLean
Publisher, International Journal of the Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice,
Editor, Creative Arts in Humane Medicine (Brush Education 2013), Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, Inquiries for Hope and Change, Creative Arts in Research for Community and Cultural Change, 2010, 11, Detselig Temeron Press.