Who We Are
Advisors & Ambassadors
We’re fortunate to have a robust coalition of arts, health, media, and policy luminaries that contribute to our organization’s mission and activate the health improving qualities of the arts.
Singer, arts advocate, Winner of four Grammy awards and presented the U.S. National Medal of Arts
President, Guggenheim Foundation
Associate Professor, Brigham Young University
Carla M. Perissinotto, MD, MHS
Geriatrician, palliative care physician; Associate Professor, Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry NYU Langone Medical Center
Aging & Gerontechology Advisor for The Foundation for Art & Healing
Executive Director, Massachusetts AI & Technology Center
Lisa Marsh Ryerson
Executive Vice President – Strategy and Special Initiatives @SNHU
Past President of AARP Foundation
Author, public speaker, and venture philanthropist
Joshua M. Smyth
Distinguished Professor of Behavioral Health and of Medicine, Penn State
Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion, Civic Affairs, Cigna Foundation
Nonprofit Public Health Consultant and author
Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Review the supporting organizations that join us in advocating for the evidence-based improvements the arts impart upon personal and public health.
Read about our Board members who inform our strategic vision and increase our capacity to improve health and well-being..