2014 Drexel University STAR Teachers Award
2014 American Music Therapy Association Research and Publication Award
2017 Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions Teaching Excellence Award
American Music Therapy Association
Mixed Methods International Research Association
Full research member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
Low, M., Lacson, C., Zhang, F., Kesslick, A., & Bradt, J. (2020). Vocal music therapy for chronic pain:
A mixed methods feasibility study. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 26(2), 113-122. https://doi.org/10.1089/acm.2019.0249.
Millstein, A., Myers-Coffman, K., Horowitz, S., Kesslick, A. & Bradt, J. (2020). Experiences of implementing treatment manuals: Clinician, supervisor, and researcher reflections. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy [Online First]. https://doi.org/10.1080/08098131.2020.1790632.
Bradt, J., Biondo, J., & Vaudreuil, R. (2019). Songs created by military service members in music therapy: A retrospective analysis. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 62, 19-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aip.2018.11.004.
Bradt, J., Potvin, N., Kesslick, A., Shim, M., Radl, D., Schriver, E., Gracely, E., & Komarnicky-Kocher, L. T. (2015). The impact of music therapy versus music medicine on psychological outcomes and pain in cancer patients: A mixed methods study. Supportive Care in Cancer, 23(5), 1261-1271. doi: 10.1007/s00520-014-2478-7.
Bradt. J., Dileo, C., Magill, L., & Teague A. (2016). Music interventions for improving psychological and physical outcomes in cancer patients [update]. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2016(8). doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006911.pub3.
Mechanisms of Music Therapy to Palliate Pain in Patients with Advanced Cancer (National
Institute of Nursing Research, R01NR016681, PI)
The impact of music therapy on opioid use in cancer survivors with chronic pain (National
Institute of Nursing Research, R01NR016681 Administrative Supplement, PI)
Arts Research on Chronic Stress Lab (ARCS) (National Endowment for the Arts, co-PI)
Program Evaluation and Retrospective Analyses for the National Endowment for the Arts Creative Forces Military Healing Arts Network (National Endowment for the Arts, co-PI)
The Effects of Vocal Music Therapy on Core Outcomes in Chronic Pain Management: A Pilot
Study (R03, National Institute for Nursing Research, R03NR013551, PI)
Editorial review board membership:
2009 – present, Editorial Board Member, Music and Medicine
2011 – present, Editorial Board Member, The Journal of Music Therapy
2016 – present, Editor, Nordic Journal of Music Therapy
Systematic reviews and meta-analysis, efficacy research and mechanistic studies of music therapy interventions with medical patients, mixed methods research.
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