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2014 AMTA Awards

December 2, 2014 01:51 PM

2014 Awards & AMTA Member Recognition

Special Presidential Commendation

Richard Graham, PhD, MT-BC


Lifetime Achievement Awards

Concetta Tomaino, DA, LCAT, MT-BC

Bryan Hunter, PhD, LCAT, MT-BC

Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award

Amy R. Smith, MA, MT-BC


“The Effects of Live Contingent Singing on Preterm Neonates with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia”

Music Therapy Advocate Awards

Victor Collins


Dr. Joseph “Jay” Zwischenberger


Blue Star Connection, John Catt & Don Ritter


Professional Practice Award

Elizabeth K. Schwartz, MA, LCAT, MT-BC


Research/Publications Awards

Joke Bradt, PhD, MT-BC


Andrea Cevasco-Trotter, PhD, MT-BC


Michael Silverman, PhD, MT-BC


Service Awards

Lee Anna Rasar, MME, WMTR, MT-BC


Cheryl Swanson Stephenson,  MMT, MT-BC


Elisabeth Swanson, MMT, MT-BC


Award of Merit

Evelyn C. Selesky, MA, LCAT, MT-BC



Grants & Scholarships

Florence Tyson Grant to Study Music Psychotherapy

Peter Meyer

E. Thayer Gaston Research Competition Award

Christy Gerer

Undergraduate Research Award

Stephanie Strauss

Graduate Research Award

Hyun-Jung Lee

Anne Emory Kyllo Professional Scholarship

Andrew Neary
Kaleigh Thomas
Gillian Zambor

Bryan & Cathy Smith Memorial Award

Dixie Mitchell

Edwina Eustis Dick Scholarship for Music Therapy Interns

Laura Bentz
Alexa Dorris

Christine Stevens Development Award

Philip Didlake
Theodore Meyer Scholarship Award
Ami Kunimura

AMTA Conference Scholar Awards

Nicole Craven
Virginia Driscoll
Janice Schreibman

AMTA Past-Presidents Conference Scholar Awards

Kellee Coviak Hansen
Sierra Norris

AMTA Student Conference Scholar Awards

Yvonne Glass
Tessa Kaslewicz


A big “Congrats” to all awardees!



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