• Other Music, Drake University, 1999
  • M.A. Music; Music Therapy, University of Iowa, 2010
  • Ph.D. Music; Music Therapy, University of Iowa, 2013
  • Other Mixed Methods Research Training Program, Harvard Medical School/Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 2016

Professional Experience

  • University of North Dakota, 8/2011 - 5/2016

Selected Publications

  • Music Therapy and Spiritual Care in End-of-Life: A Qualitative Inquiry into Ethics and Training Issues Identified by Chaplains and Music Therapists, 6/2016


Music Therapy Hospice and Palliative Care Mixed Methods Research


Spiritual Care at End of LifeMusic Therapy and Epigenomics