July 24, 2019: Magical + Melodious : Music as Medicine

Listen to three albums and call your doctor in the morning....

TOMORROW'S Outside Speaker is Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Lisa Wong who will discuss “Music as Medicine,” her experience with music in the developing brain and using music for healing.  A pediatrician, musician, and author, Dr. Wong has dedicated her life to the healing arts of music and medicine.  A violinist, violist and pianist, she works at Milton Pediatric Associates and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at HMS. 

Dr. Lisa Wong

As Past-President of the Longwood Symphony Orchestra and Co-Director of the Arts & Humanities Initiative at HMS, Dr. Wong  has performed with many colleagues who share her passion for the arts and sciences.  In 2012, she published her first book, Scales to Scalpels: Doctors who practice the healing arts of Music and Medicine, in collaboration with writer Robert Viagas.

Learn about the power of Music as Medicine – this presentation will include a live performance by Dr. Wong and her colleague Emily Hsieh.

This is a brief talk with Q&A at 12:30 at the Countway Courtyard

Please join us!