Dr Jeanette Tamplin

Research Fellow

Music Therapy

Dr Jeanette Tamplin is an NHMRC-ARC Research Fellow in Music Therapy at the University of Melbourne, and Honorary Fellow in the Institute for Breathing and Sleep at Austin Health. She graduated with a PhD from the University of Melbourne in 2012, in which she investigated the effects of singing on respiratory function, voice, and mood for people with quadriplegia.She has worked clinically as a music therapist in the neurorehabilitation field for 18 years and undertaken research in this area.

Jeanette has published in international and interdisciplinary refereed journals and has contributed chapters to several edited books on music therapy, as well as co-authoring a text with Dr Felicity Baker: ‘Music Therapy Methods in Neurorehabilitation: A Clinician’s Manual’ in 2006 (Jessica Kingsley Publishers).

Jeanette is the contact point for MMW enquiries and coordinates the seminar series and website. If you have any questions about MMW, suggestions for the seminar series, or would like lend your support, please contact Jeanette.

Research interests

  • the therapeutic effects of singing
  • speech and language rehabilitation
  • respiratory training
  • therapeutic songwriting
  • coping and adjustment following traumatic injury or illness

Contact details

E: jeanette.tamplin@unimelb.edu.au

W: http://www.conservatorium.unimelb.edu.au/staff/drjeanettetamplin