Applications now open for the Ph.D. in Music with a concentration in Performing Arts Health.

The Texas Center for Performing Arts Health (TCPAH) in partnership with the University of North Texas and the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in an interdisciplinary program to research, educate, and treat occupational health problems associated with performing artists.

In 2018, TCPAH welcomed the first class of Ph.D. students to study Performing Arts Health in the world. Applications for this program are open yearly from September 1st - December 1st.

The TCPAH provides specialized clinical care and resources to both students and non-students. Inquiries about the Ph.D. program, current and former research, as well as the clinical resources can be made here


Recent News

Sajid A. Surve, DO, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, began his term Dec. 8. In addition to his role an UNTHSC, Dr. Surve is Co-Director of the Texas Center for Performing Arts Health, where he plays a key role in improving health care for performance artists. 

It’s been almost a year since Dr. Kris Chesky traveled to South Africa as the keynote speaker for two different conferences, but the impact his presentations made are long lasting.

The Texas Center for Performing Arts Health is excited to introduce Dr. Lindsay Ramey and Dr. Jennifer Yang

Dr. Eric M. Nestler, Professor of Instrumental Studies and renowned saxophonist, has just published a new article “The Nightmare of Musician’s Dystonia: A New Dawn of Hope for Treatment,” in The Saxophone Symposium: Journal of the North American Saxophone Alliance.

David Bracken, MD
Senior Resident: University fo California
San Diego, Dept. of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery