Associate Professor / Director, Music Therapy Program
Natalie Wlodarczyk is a board-certified music therapist with clinical expertise in the areas of hospice, grief and loss, intergenerational programming, and mental health settings. Dr. Wlodarczyk is also certified in providing Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) music therapy for premature infants. She is the founder and director of the Drury Intergenerational Rock Band, pairing college students with older adult members of the community. She is a regular presenter at both national and regional conferences on a variety of topics, has published research articles in the Journal of Music Therapy and Progress in Palliative Care, and is co-author of the text Music Therapy and Geriatric Populations: A Handbook for Practicing Music Therapists and Healthcare Professionals. Dr. Wlodarczyk currently serves on the editorial board of the peer-reviewed journal Music Therapy Perspectives and on the Board of Directors for the Certification Board for Music Therapists.
B.M.E. (2001) Stetson University
M.M. (2003) The Florida State University
Ph.D. (2010) The Florida State University