Faculty Profile:

Cindy PerlisDirector, Art for RecoveryUCSF Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cindy Perlis has been the director of Art for Recovery since its inception in 1988. As Director of this award-winning program, she has created and facilitated numerous art and healing programs including: Breast Cancer Quilts Project, Firefly Project, Employee Well-Being Project, Healing Garden Music Series, Open Art Studios for anyone dealing with cancer, writing and art workshops on BMT and Hem/Onc Unit. She serves on the Mission Bay Core Committee for Arts and Interiors and the Patient Family Advisory Board. Her career began at the Smithsonian Institution.