News Joy Allen, acting director of the Music and Health Institute and chair of Berklee's Music Therapy Department, developed the Music and Health Taxonomy with Heather Hedden. Image by Mike Spencer Press Release Berklee Creates Music and Health Repository July 30, 2020 The college's Libraries and Learning Resources and Music and Health Institute have created the first-ever music and health repository in the field. Van Otterloos Give $500,000 to the Music and Health Institute July 3, 2019 Last summer, Rose-Marie visited campus and, inspired by the advances made at Berklee, she and her husband decided to commit $500,000 to support the new institute. Joy Allen, chair of Berklee's Music Therapy Department and acting director for the Berklee Music and Health Institute Image by Mike Spencer Press Release Berklee, MilliporeSigma, Hacking Medicine Institute to Host Hackathon March 8, 2019 The Music and Health Innovation Challenge, the first hackathon of its kind, will take place April 5–7. Joy Allen Musical Solutions to Medical Challenges February 19, 2019 Berklee's yearlong Music and Health Innovation Challenge will culminate in a three-day hackathon in early April.