Faculty Profile:

Heather Stuckey, D.Ed.Associate Professor of Medicine, Humanities and Public Health SciencesPenn State University Hershey College of Medicine

Heather Stuckey, D.Ed., is Associate Professor of Medicine, Humanities and Public Health Sciences at the Penn State University Hershey College of Medicine. Dr. Stuckey’s expertise is in qualitative research and mixed methods, generally leading to interventions to improve patient’s physical and psychosocial outcomes. She was lead qualitative investigator for the DAWN2 (Diabetes Attitudes, Wishes and Needs) study to identify psychosocial needs of people with diabetes, health care providers and family members around the world, as well as other international studies. She was Director of Research for the Foundation for Art & Healing, and has a strong research focus on determining strategies for incorporating the arts into the patient experience. Dr. Stuckey is assisting with 3 literature/systematic reviews of arts in health, with the intent of moving the field of art and health forward in research.

Session Participation:
SPEAKER: Research in Arts in Health