Nisha Sajnani

Co-director, Jameel Arts & Health Lab

Nisha Sajnani is the co-director of the Jameel Arts & Health Lab, a collaboration with Community Jameel, the World Health Organisation (WHO), New York University (NYU) Steinhardt and CULTURUNNERS, where she leads the Lancet global series on the health benefits of the arts. Nisha is the founder of Arts & Health at NYU, director of the programme in drama therapy and the Theatre & Health Lab and chair of the NYU Creative Arts Therapies Consortium.

Nisha received her PhD in interdisciplinary studies, combining drama therapy and community economic development, from the School of Community and Public Affairs at Concordia University in Montreal.

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