First Post Graduate Diploma in Music Therapy Launched

First Post Graduate Diploma in Music Therapy launched

The first Post Graduate Diploma in Music Therapy as a medical course in India has been introduced by the Centre for Music Therapy Education and Research, MGMC&RI on March 25.03.2014. This is an important mile stone in the development of music therapy as a clinical profession and academic discipline in the country. MGMC&RI is the first university to have introduced this innovative course as there are only a few courses available right now through private institutions. The students will be trained by the Head of the Centre Dr. Sumathy Sundar and the adjunct faculty from MGMC&RI, Dr. Sivaprakash, Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Vellore AR Srinivasan, Department of Biochemistry, Dr. S. Srirangarajan, Department of Microbiology and Dr. Sobana .R from Department of Physiology will train the participants on clinical foundations.