Preface — Melissa Mercadal-Brotons

Special feature (in progress): Music therapy in dementia and end-of-life care: Mediterranean perspectives

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Preface

Melissa Mercadal-Brotons

Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (Esmuc), Spain

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Melissa Mercadal-Brotons, PhD, MT-BC, SMTAE, is currently the President of the World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT) and was the European Music Therapy Confederation (EMTC) country representative for Spain between 2013-2019. She is the Academic Director of the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (Esmuc) where she also directs the Master Programme in Music Therapy. Her clinical and research work focuses on the area of dementia and has published extensively nationally and internationally on this topic. She leads the Special Interest Group of the IAMM ‘Music therapy in the context of dementia: People with dementia and their caregivers’. [brotons@compuserve.com]