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Sound as Medicine: Connecting the Dots in Music and Health

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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MOA - Maine
Lee Bartel, PhD
1 Hour 01 Minutes
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Learning Objectives:

1. Understand three levels of mechanisms involved in use of music related to health.
2. Be able to identify multiple ways to deliver the “audioceutical” components of music and sound to the body
3. Be able to describe three ways sound as vibration affects the body."

The Maine Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

MOA Grievance Policy: All grievances should be initially directed in writing to the MOA Executive Director by email to who will share them with the MOA's Program Committee. Grievances will receive a response within 30 days of receipt. If you do not receive a satisfactory response, you may notify the Council on Continuing Medical Education, AOA, 142 East Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611.



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Lee Bartel, PhD, is Professor Emeritus, the former Associate Dean of Research, and Founding Director of the Music and Health Research Collaboratory (MaHRC) at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. He is a member and former board member of the Collaborative Program in Neuroscience, cross-appointed to the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, to the Institute for Life Course and Aging, to the Rehabilitation Science Institute, and a participant in the Collaborative Program in Musculoskeletal Science. In Music and Health Bartel has a broad interest ranging through music therapy, music medicine, music neuroscience, musician’s health, and music in human development. He has a special interest in applications of music in health conditions of aging and rehabilitation and is well known for his research and design of music for brain effects with 27 albums on Solitudes and SonicAid.  His primary research interest is Pulsed Stimulation Therapy with applications in pain, depression, Alzheimer’s, spinal and skeletal conditions, and Cardiac Rehab.  He serves as Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for Neuro Spinal Innovations and as Co-Chair of the Board, and Chair of the Research and Development Committee, for the Room217 Foundation devoted to music care in long-term care contexts.  His current research studies include a study of the mechanisms of fibromyalgia with Women’s College Hospital and Baycrest, an international back pain study, and most recently a study of a therapeutic for the cognitive deficit of COVID19 with University College London and an international team of researchers.

Lee Bartel, PhD has no actual or potential conflict of interest, financial relationship/arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients.   

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