Mission

Mission

  • To enhance the Cleveland Clinic experience through the arts
  • To practice and investigate the use of the arts in healing
  • To build community around the arts, health, and medicine

Primary Focus

  • Patients: To enhance the well-being of patients who come to Cleveland Clinic for care, followed by families, visitors, caregivers, students, and the community.
  • Performance: Support performing arts, as they enhance the medical environment, express ideas and emotions, and offer therapeutic benefits.
  • Research: Initiates and carries out investigations into the effects of the arts in the medical environment. It measures results to improve quality.
  • Community:Interacting with local, national and international organizations for the benefit of individuals and communities.

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Our Team

Our Team

Arts & Medicine

Francois Bethoux, MD
Medical Director
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Maria Jukic, JD
Executive Director
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Meghan Tedrick, MHA
Performing Arts Program
Administrative Program Coordinator II
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Lisa Gallagher, MA, MT-BC
Research Program Manager
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Art Program

Ellen Rudolph, MA
Curator & Senior Director
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Jane Baeslach
Preparator
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Sienna Brown, PhD
Curator
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Brian Downey
Associate Curator
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Kathryn Koran, MAM
Art Collections Manager
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Michelle Kupiec
Department Coordinator
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Sean Merchant, MFA
Preparator
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Art Therapy Program

Tamara Shella, PhD, ATR-BC
Art Therapy Program Manager
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Jackie Kolenz, MA, ATR, LPC
Art Therapist
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Meredith McCulloch, MA, ATR-BC, PC, REAT
Art Therapist
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Kelly Pecl-Dreamer, MA, ATR-BC
Art Therapist
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Natalie Sadar, MA, ATR-BC
Art Therapist
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Lisa Shea, MA, ATR-BC
Art Therapist
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Katherine Taricska, MA, ATR-BC, PC
Art Therapist
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Music Therapy Program

Debbie Bates, PhD, MT-BC
Music Therapy Program Manager
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Christine Bomberger, MT-BC
Music Therapist
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Patricia Eden, MT-BC
Music Therapist
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Emily Guthe, MA, MT-BC
Music Therapist
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Kaitlin Klein, MT-BC
Music Therapist
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Laura McFee, MT-BC
Music Therapist
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Emily Menhorn, MT-BC
Music Therapist
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Stephanie Morris, MT-BC
Music Therapist
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Wiley Smith, MT-BC
Music Therapist
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Philanthropy Institute (PI)

Karen Wyman 
Senior Director
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Jaime Hulligan 
Project Manager III
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Thank you for your interest in learning more about Arts & Medicine.
If you need more information about our programs, upcoming events, please contact us:

8911 Euclid Ave/HS1
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 216.448.8330
Email: [email protected]