International Collaboration


We collaborate with various universities and organizations in order to promote and develop arts and health programming in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Several projects were developed in South Africa between 2007 and 2013. Since that time we have expanded our outreach to include Malawi, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Botswana.

Clinical Services

Healing Arts and Creative Encounters for patients and families, as well as staff and providers at The University of New Mexico Hospitals


Healing Arts Certificate Program for undergraduate and graduate students, healthcare professionals, and the community-at-large. One of the six courses offered is an optional study abroad course in southern Africa


Various projects to evaluate the program as a whole as well as specific interventions for specific populations

Community Outreach

Projects to promote and develop arts and health initiatives in local and regional community organizations and healthcare facilities

International Collaboration

Work with various international organizations and universities to promote and develop arts and healthcare programming in other countries; several projects currently underway in southern Africa