Psychology Lecture to Address Use of Music Therapy in End-of-Life Care

A Duquesne professor with joint faculty appointments in the Mary Pappert School of Music and the School of Nursing will discuss the use of music therapy in end-of-life care at an upcoming Department of Psychology lecture.

Dr. Noah Potvin
Dr. Noah Potvin

Dr. Noah Potvin, assistant professor of music therapy, will present Resource-Oriented Music Therapy as a Core Service in End-of-Life Care Friday, April 12, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Rockwell Hall.

Potvin’s research interests include theoretical and clinical development of music therapy in medical settings, including a theoretical model for clinical work with pre-bereaved hospice caregivers; the spiritual components of hospice work; and the boundaries of symptom management in oncologic care.

This multidisciplinary lecture is part of a monthly colloquium series organized to enhance student learning in the clinical psychology doctoral program.

For more information, contact Dr. Jessie Goicoechea at