Senior Fellows

Meet our distinguished Senior Fellows. This exclusive cadre of luminaries are united by a common purpose: to propel the transformative mission of improving personal and public health through art, artmaking, and creative expression. Their collective commitment to leveraging the arts for healing has created a ripple effect, touching lives and fostering wellbeing on a global scale.

Renée Fleming

Highly regarded American soprano; Recipient of the National Medal of Arts; Winner of five Grammy Awards, and tireless arts advocate

Edward Hirsch, PhD

President of the Guggenheim Foundation, and MacArthur Award-winning poet


Julianne Holt-Lunstad, PhD

Professor of psychology and neuroscience and director of the Social Connection & Health Lab at Brigham Young University

Charles Marmar, MD

Chairman, Department of Psychiatry NYU Langone Medical Center, Director PTSD Research Program

Lisa Marsh Ryerson

University Provost and President-elect, SNHU; past President AARP Foundation

Mike Paseornek

Mike Paseornek

Independent film producer and former President of Productions at Lions Gate Films 

David Shulkin

Healthcare entrepreneur; former CEO of Beth Israel Medical Center; former Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Michelle Williams, SM, ScD

Professor of Epidemiology and former Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

John Zweig

Chairman at Neuro-Insight and former Group CEO of WPP, the largest marketing services company in the world

Robbie McCauley

1942 – 2021
Award-winning playwright, director, performer, professor, and FAH Senior Fellow. Learn more about Robbie’s legacy to FAH and the world in this video.

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Our Supporters

Review the supporting organizations that join us in advocating for the evidence-based improvements the arts impart upon personal and public health.

Our Board

Read about our Board members who inform our strategic vision and increase our capacity to improve health and wellbeing.

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