News and Updates

Featured Facilitator – Don Talbot

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This quarter’s featured OMA facilitator is Don Talbot, a fine arts professor at Mount Aloysius College in Pennsylvania. A trained OMA facilitator since 2015, Talbot currently oversees OMA...
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Opening Minds through Art is hiring!!

Opening Minds through Art is hiring!!

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Associate Director of Opening Minds through Art (OMA) Scripps Gerontology Center  The Scripps Gerontology Center specializes in research, education, and service that...
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Five things you should know about art, dementia, and...

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Watch five brief video clips of Q&A with OMA’s founder, Like Lokon, to find out five things that you should know about OMA and the latest developments in the OMA in medical school...
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Canadian HS Student received award for OMA work

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Art is opening minds and bringing generations together in Kitchener, Canada, thanks to the dedication and passion of students, teachers and facilitators. The efforts of Lillian Hyatt, a Grade 9...
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The Arts Dispel Medical Students’ Qualms About Dementia

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OMA was extensively quoted in an article on “The Arts Dispel Medical Students’ Qualms about Dementia” by Rebecca Voelker, in the April 2019 issue of JAMA (the Journal of the...
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Miami Offers First College ‘Threshold Choir...

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When people can no longer paint in OMA, we sing to them! Here is an NPR broadcast from WVXU about Threshold Choir at Miami University. Dr. Lokon, OMA’s founder, started this student club at...
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