Susan E. Mazer earned her Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University. She was previously awarded a graduate fellowship to Stanford University where she completed her Master of Arts in Musicology.
Susan is the co-founder of Healing HealthCare Systems, which produces C.A.R.E. Programming (The C.A.R.E. Channel - the only evidence-based 24-hour relaxation channel for patient television, C.A.R.E. with Guided Imagery, and C.A.R.E. VRx, etc.). Now in its 28th year, Healing Healthcare Systems programs are broadcasted in over 1,000 hospitals across the US and around the globe.
Prior to her work in healthcare, she had a full-time career as a jazz harpist. She has also performed with such notables as Ahmad Jamal, Frank Sinatra, Julio Iglesias, Natalie Cole, and others. She is internationally recognized for her technological advancement of the concert grand harp.
Susan is an acknowledged thought-leader on healing environments, privacy, music as environmental design, and the patient experience.