Dr. Kris Chesky
Director of the Texas Center for Music and Medicine at the University of North Texas
“I Want to Prevent Hearing Loss, But I'm a Musician and Not a Factory Worker”
Dr. Kris Chesky is a Professor in the University of North Texas’ College of Music and Director of the Texas Center of Music & Medicine. He oversees and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music medicine and has received research grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Grammy Foundation, and others to study health issues related to learning and performing music. Dr. Chesky was granted the 2010 Safe-in-Sound Award by the National Institutes of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for his work related to hearing loss prevention.