Alaine Reschke-Hernandez

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School of Music

Assistant Professor
Music Therapy
Office Location
319 Rose Lane, office #202

Dr. Alaine Reschke-Hernandez is a board certified music therapist who comes to us from the University of Iowa, where she was a Ballard & Seashore Doctoral Fellow and senior researcher in the Tranel Cognitive Neuroscience lab. She completed her Masters in Music at University of Missouri - Kansas City.

Dr. Reschke-Hernandez has a number of published journal articles, including Inducing psychological stress using the Trier Social Stress Test and the Iowa Singing Social Stress Test: Why Sex Matters, in the Journal of Neuroscience Research and “Song-physician” for troops with shell shock during World War I in Journal of Music Therapy.

Her clinical experience includes children with autism, adolescent post-surgical pain management, and older adults with dementia.  Dr. Reschke-Hernandez is a professional member of the Gerontological Society of America, Graduate Women In Science, the Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment, and the American Music Therapy Association.

Created 07/12/2021
Last Updated 08/14/2021