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CMSC Outreach: Francois Bethoux, MD, named Medical Director of the Arts & Medicine Institute

Tuesday, January 5, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Elizabeth Porco
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Iva Fattorini, MD, has stepped down from her role as Global Chair of the Arts & Medicine Institute, effective Jan. 1. Cleveland Clinic is grateful to Dr. Fattorini for her excellent service over the last 11 years, first as director of international e-health initiatives and then as founding chair of the Arts & Medicine Institute. 

Although Dr. Fattorini is leaving Cleveland Clinic, she will continue to pursue the expansion of the arts and medicine concept on a global level through her own work, and will collaborate with the Arts & Medicine Institute where needed. Her vision and leadership have positioned the Arts & Medicine Institute for continued growth and success. 

Francois Bethoux, MD, has been named Medical Director of the Arts & Medicine Institute. The medical director is a new role in the Arts & Medicine Institute and will focus on the clinical aspects of arts and medicine, including art and music therapy, outcomes and research. 

Dr. Bethoux, a physiatrist, is Director of Rehabilitation Services at the Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research. He also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of MS Care. He sits on the Board of Governors and on the Research Committee of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers. Dr. Bethoux will maintain his clinical practice and research initiatives. 

Dr. Bethoux has published extensively, including several articles related to arts and medicine, specifically music therapy. He also served on the Arts & Medicine Institute Physician Advisory Council. 

Maria Jukic, JD, will continue to serve as Executive Director of Arts & Medicine, and Joanne Cohen will continue as Executive Director & Curator of the Art Program.

Author: Employee Communications

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