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23 May 2022
  • VCCC Alliance
  • Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Monday Lunch Livestream | Online | 1-2pm

Music Therapy in Cancer Care - in Tune Together

Monday Lunch Livestream with Dr Emma O’Brien OAM

Join an innovator in music for wellbeing, Dr Emma O’Brien OAM, to learn about the role of music therapy in cancer care. She will explore the unique partnerships that evolve with people

Dr Emma O’Brien OAM has more than 20 years of clinical experience and site-specific research into the impact of music therapy on quality of life for people experiencing cancer. Her presentation will include original songs written by people living with cancer created in music therapy sessions.

Emma OBrien

Dr Emma O’Brien OAM

Dr Emma O’Brien OAM is the founder of the music therapy service at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and is the Honorary Music Therapy Fellow and founder of the Music Therapy Program at The Chris O'Brien Lifehouse in NSW. Emma is an internationally renowned innovator in the role of music in wellbeing; specialising in facilitating the creation of original songs with individuals and communities. She completed her PhD research at both The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre on the effects of songwriting on cancer patients' quality of life. 

For further information please contact vccc-alliance@unimelb.edu.au

Monday 23 May

This virtual event will be hosted via Zoom. Zoom is accessible on your computer, tablet or phone via the Zoom app. If you have any issues with this platform on your device, please visit the Zoom support site. Alternatively please contact your IT administrator.

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