DR HILARY MOSS is Senior Lecturer in Music Therapy at the World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, Ireland and formerly the Director of the National Centre for Arts and Health, Dublin. She completed her PhD in 2014 on aesthetic deprivation and the role of the arts for older people in hospital at Trinity College Dublin School of Medicine under the supervisionof Prof Desmond O’Neill. She is a musician and Music Therapist and has an MBA in Health Service Management. She established the Arts and Health Research Cluster at UL and is a member of the Health Research Institute and the Ageing Research Cluster at University of Limerick. She is on the board of the Irish Humanities Alliance, is country representative on the European Music Therapy Confederation and an editor of Music and Medicine International Journal. Research interests include aesthetic deprivation and the role of the arts in health care settings; singing, health and well-being; music and chronic pain; spirituality, music and health; health humanities; arts and health practice; music in everyday life and inter-disciplinary research.