Faculty Profile:

Susan MagsamenExecutive DirectorInternational Arts + Minds Lab

Susan Magsamen is a leader in behavioral translational health and learning through the arts with more than 35 years of experience bringing academic research to practice to maximize learning, health and wellness through scalable initiatives. She has created social impact programs and products for the private and public sectors from early childhood to aging adults. Susan is an active member of the brain sciences research, arts, education and social impact communities. In addition to her role at the IAM Lab, Susan is a senior advisor to the Science of Learning Institute at Johns Hopkins University. As the Executive Director of the International Arts + Minds Lab, Susan combines interdisciplinary, evidence-based research with practical, applicable ideas and programs. Susan is pioneering Impact Thinking, a research approach to enhance human potential in health, wellbeing and learning through the arts.