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Snodgrass receives Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives award

Josh Snodgrass is part of a team of investigators that  received a $50,000 “Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives” award from the UO Office of Research, Innovation, and Graduate Education. The project, titled, The Role of Arts Programs in Fostering an Organizational Culture of Patient-Centered Care and an Environment of Healing in Hospitals and Hospices, identifies management policies and practices required for strategic implementation of arts programs to create an organizational culture of healing in hospital and hospice settings. The other co-investigators are Patricia Dewey (A&AA), Pranjal Mehta (Psychology), Kristin Yarris (International Studies), and Laura Zaerr (Music). Institutional partners are PeaceHealth RiverBend  and Samaritan Health Services. In addition to funding research, the award also will help fund a GTF position in Anthropology. Congratulations Josh!