Experts Behind Sound Oasis
Dr. Fred Schwartz, Ph.D
Dr. Schwartz is an acclaimed expert on the use of music to reduce stress in premature babies, in the operating room and with hospital patients. Dr. Schwartz has pioneered the development of hospital-wide music systems and was the medical spokesman for Governor Zell Miller in bringing music to all newborns in Georgia. Dr. Schwartz has appeared on CNN Headline News, NBC News, National Public Radio, BBC and quoted in Prevention and Good Housekeeping.
Dr. Jeffrey Thompson, Ph.D
Dr. Thompson is recognized as one of the world's leading experts in sound therapy. He has created over 60 CDs which are sold in 26 countries and is a consummate musician and composer in his own right. Dr. Thompson has appeared on Fox Evening News, CNN, Time/Life, various radio programs and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, San Diego Magazine and Psychology Today.
Dr. Lee A. Bartel, Ph.D
Lee Bartel, PhD, has served as Associate Dean of Research and Founding Director of the Music and Health Research Collaboratory (MaHRC) at Faculty of Music, University of Toronto and is a member of the Collaborative Program in Neuroscience, to the Institute for Life Course and Aging, and to the Rehabilitation Science Institute. In Music and Health Bartel has a broad interest ranging through music therapy, music medicine, music neuroscience, health in culture, musician’s health, music performance science, and music in human development. He has a special interest in applications of music in health conditions of aging and rehabilitation and is well known for his research and design of music for brain effects with 24 albums on Solitudes and SonicAid. His primary research interest currently is in Rhythmic Sensory Stimulation (RSS) with applications in several types of pain including fibromyalgia, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, TMD, and CRPS; Major Depressive Disorder; Cardiac Rehabilitation; and neurodegenerative diseases including Dementia, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's.
Dr. Lee Tiller, D.cbt, D.hyp, M.aphp
Dr. Lee Tiller is a professional hypnotherapist and cognitive behavioral therapist living and practicing in Ireland and the United Kingdom. Dr. Tiller specially created sound tracks for use with the Sound Oasis Glo to Sleep - Sleep Therapy Mask. The Glo to Sleep mask combined with Dr. Tiller's considerable clinical experience and expertise creates a powerful therapeutic tool that can help ease you into natural, deep, restorative sleep.
Richard Roshon has been described as the Jane Goodall of the sea. Spending much of his younger life living on a sailboat in the Hawaiian Archipelago, he has sailed throughout the Hawaiian Islands, the Philippines, the east coast of Japan, and on numerous Trans-Pacific sailboat races from California to Honolulu, Hawaii. Richard has surfed the big waves of Hawaii from Sunset Beach to Hanalei, and has competed in the 50-mile outrigger canoe race from the island of Molokai to Oahu, Hawaii. In the early 1970's Richard was introduced to the Eskimo Kayak. The kayak has become his tool, allowing him to view Nature (primarily North Pacific Humpback whales) peacefully and with respect. Richard is a vigorous advocate for the protection of the sea and it's species. Richard is strongly opposed to the captivity of marine mammals.
Steven Halpern, Ph.D.
Steven Halpern, Ph.D., is the world's leading composer and recording artist of music for relaxation, wellness and “sound health”. For over 30 years, he has pioneered and promoted the healing powers of music through his recordings, books, media appearances and workshops. Dr. Halpern's music has been heard on CBS's 48 hours, ABC's 20/20, Oprah, John Bradshaw's PBS TV series, Homecoming and Creating Love.