Cam Busch
Art Therapy Consults and Studio, Signal Mountain, TN
Cam Busch, MEd, RN, CS, LPAT, ATR-BC, has extensive training and experience in diverse roles in the helping professions. She is in private practice serving children, adults, and geriatrics as a licensed and board-certified art therapist and advanced-practice nurse in adult psychiatric and mental health nursing. She is an exhibiting artist and photographer, and is active in the arts medicine and arts-in-healthcare movement. Cam serves on the board of directors of the American Art Therapy Association, the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, and the Association for Visual Artists. She is president of the Tennessee Art Therapy Association. Cam has given numerous presentations throughout the U.S. and in Ireland, China, and Russia.

Sally Denman
Napa State Hospital, Arts in Mental Health Program, Napa, CA
Sally Denman MA ATR-BC, is the Director of the Arts in Mental Health program at Napa State Hospital, in Napa, CA. The program provides visual, performing, and literary fine arts experiences to patients at this 1200 bed psychiatric hospital. Sally is a visual artist and Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist. She received her masters in Art Therapy from Vermont College of Norwich University in 1981. She has used the arts and art therapy in her work with patients in private and state hospitals, community mental health centers, public schools, prisons, and in facilities in foreign countries. She has been a presenter and workshop facilitator at national and international conferences. She also is co-creator of the award winning Art of Healing Children Engagement Calendar, which, distributed internationally, annually showcased artwork by children at Napa State Hospital. Sally has served on several boards and been on the SAH Board of Directors since 1995.

Norman Goldberg
MMB Music, Inc., St. Louis, MO
Norman Goldberg, MS, has been involved in arts medicine for over 30 years, most specifically in the music field. His company, MMB Music of St Louis, MO, was the first in the music industry to recognize the value of the arts in healthcare, putting their resources on the line to bring publications to the field years before many others did so. Under his direction, the first international arts medicine journal, IJAM, was initiated. He has received extensive recognition both locally in St. Louis and internationally. Norman brings to SAH a universal understanding of the arts in healthcare as much of the development in the field from around the world crosses his desk.

John Graham-Pole
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
John Graham-Pole, MD, MRCP, has been a Professor of Pediatrics and Adjunct Professor of Clinical & Health Psychology at the University of Florida since 1981. He also has served as a clinician, educator, and researcher at four universities over the past 25 years, and is the co-founder and Medical Director of Arts in Medicine; Co-Director of Center for Arts and Health Research and Education; and Co-Founder/Director of the Holistic Health Group, at the University of Florida's Health Sciences Center. He has published over 120 scientific articles and chapters, and over 60 poems and essays on the art of health care. Additionally, John performs as an improvisational actor and clown and is an invited presenter all over the United States on body-mind-spirit health.

Amy Hamblin
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Amy Hamblin has 12 years experience in arts administration, and has been a hospital arts program director for 1 1/2 years at the University of Washington. She has extensive non-profit board experience, and is leading a group of arts and healthcare professionals in Seattle, WA, as the chair of the 2001 SAH Conference Committee.

Lynn Kable
New York, NY
Lynn Kable has been involved in the arts in healthcare movement in New York City since 1976, serving as In-Facility Director for Hospital Audiences, Inc (HAI) for over 17 years and supervising over 3,500 performances annually. Since 1993, Lynn has worked as a consultant for HAI; the Youth Health Corps, a program of the Hospital League/1199 Training and Upgrading Fund; and St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, among others. A frequent lecturer and presenter, Lynn has traveled internationally to conduct workshops with refugee children and pediatric cancer patients in places such as the Macedonian State Hospital in Skopje. Additionally, she has served as a panelist for the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the U.S. Department of Education/Rehabilitation Services Administration. She has been a SAH member since its inception, and is a past-president of the organization.

Paula Most
Hasbro Children's Hospital, Providence, RI
Paula Most is Coordinator for the Arts at Lifespan in Providence, RI, and provides consultation on all matters pertaining to the arts at Rhode Island Hospital (RIH), Hasbro Children's Hospital (HCH), The Miriam Hospital (TMH), Bradley Hospital, and other Lifespan affiliates. She is Director of Museum on Rounds (an art program for inpatients and outpatients at HCH) and of Art on Rounds (an art program for adults at RIH and TMH). She also is a printmaker and has exhibited her work throughout the New England area. Paula has taught at Rhode Island College in the Department of Art Education and in the pre-college program at Rhode Island School of Design. She was affiliated with the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design for over 10 years. Paula is a board member of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare and CITYARTS, a community-based arts organization, and serves as a mentor for a young woman in the City Year program.

Janice Palmer
Duke University Cultural Services, Durham, NC
Janice Palmer directed the development of the Cultural Services, a multi-faceted arts and humanities program serving the patients, visitors, staff, and students of Duke University Medical Center for 21 years (1978-1999). She is co-author of The Hospital Arts Handbook, a guide for developing arts programs in healthcare settings. In 1989, Palmer organized and hosted the first convocation of healthcare arts administrators, which led to the founding in 1991 of the Society for Healthcare Arts Administrators, the forerunner of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare. She served as President of SAH in 1992-93 and hosted the 1996 conference. Janice also has served on the Board of the International Association of Arts-Medicine.

Annette Ridenour
Aesthetics, Inc., San Diego, CA
Annette Ridenour, a past-president of SAH, has been President of Aesthetics, Inc. for 20 years. She has coordinated hundreds of art programs in hospitals across the United States. She is committed to the field as a national and international educator on the use of the art in healthcare settings. Her goal is to help SAH reach more artists and hospital administrators and be on a more solid footing to meet the needs of its members in the future.

Judy Rollins
WVSA arts connection, Washington, DC
Judy Rollins is a registered nurse with a fine arts degree in the visual arts and a masters of science degree in child development and family studies. She currently is working on a PhD in Health and Community Studies at DeMontfort University in Leicester, England. As a visual artist, she has worked as an artist-in-residence in several childrenšs healthcare settings in the United States and overseas. She is the Director of Arts-in-Healthcare at WVSA arts connection (formerly Washington Very Special Arts), where she developed "ART is the heART," a project with the Visiting Nurse Association that brings artists into the homes of children in home or hospice care; Coordinator of Studio G, an arts program in pediatrics at Georgetown University Medical Center; and an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Family Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. She is an associate editor of Pediatric Nursing; editor of APONcounts, the newsletter for the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses; and consults, writes, researches, and speaks on children's healthcare issues, with a special interest in the use of the arts for children in healthcare settings and a special love for children with cancer and their families.

Barbara Smith Coleman
Smith Farm/Center for Healing Arts, Washington, DC
Barbara Smith Coleman is a sculptor, painter, and CEO of the Smith Farm Center for the Healing Arts, a non-profit foundation that serves cancer patients, physicians, and community hospitals. Additionally, she is an emeritus board member of the Virginia Center for the Arts and the Studio Theater of Washington, DC.

Cam Busch, MEd, RN, CS, LPAT, ATR-BC, has extensive training and experience in diverse roles in the helping professions. She is in private practice serving children, adults, and geriatrics as a licensed and board-certified art therapist and advanced-practice nurse in adult psychiatric and mental health nursing. She is an exhibiting artist and photographer, and is active in the arts medicine and arts-in-healthcare movement.

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