A foundation created by the D'Addario musical instruments company, to promote music education for the young, world-wide. The D'Addario Foundation helped support the writing of Waking the Spirit with a generous grant.
The New York Times referred to Oliver Sacks, M.D. as “the poet laureate of medicine." Author of Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain.
The SCCM is the largest critical care medicine organization in the world. MMI's Andrew Schulman is the first Certified Medical Musician to become a professional member of the SCCM.
Board of Advisors member Dr. Wes Ely and his colleagues at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center do world–renowned work with a special focus on ICU Delirium, a key area where medical musicians are valuable team members.
Founder/Director Mark Jude Tramo, M.D., Ph.D., Musician/Composer. Mark appears in Chapter Five of Waking the Spirit.
NIH is one of the world's foremost medical research centers, Francis Collins, Director, is a guitarist. MMI guitarist Michael Bard is now a medical musician at NIH.
Co-founded in 1995 by Dr. Oliver Sacks and Dr. Concetta Tomaino. Executive Director Tomaino appears in Chapter Fifteen of Waking the Spirit.
The Lombardi Center has an internationally recognized arts program.