Call For Proposals

Unveiling the power of traditional and modern applications of music and sound to health promotion and disease prevention and treatment

Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine

June 14-15, 2025

Host: University of Central Florida
School of Performing Arts
Orlando, Florida 32816
United States

The purpose of the conference is to explore questions and techniques regarding the efficacy of music and health. 

Conference Co-Chairs

Dr. David Akombo; Dr. Kent Nelson; Adina Dabija; Eluv (Elise Zotos)
Assisted by Dr. Michael Wainstein


ISQRMM is seeking proposals that focus on all aspects of the relationship of music to medicine. These proposals must be grouped in interdisciplinary research including but not limited to:

list of conference topics

Research from cultural approaches, social science studies, and quantitative-based research will be considered. Individual paper proposals may be submitted as well as full panels. Master’s or Doctoral students are encouraged to submit proposals. Submit an abstract of no more than 200 words in word.doc. Include the authors’ names, affiliations, email addresses, contact phone numbers and curriculum vitae, and presentation format such as 30-minutes oral paper; 60-minutes panel discussion; 60-minutes experiential workshop; or poster.
Panels should include moderator/discussant. Submissions should be sent as e-mail attachments to Chinese submission with/out English translations are welcome. The deadline for submission is October 31, 2024. Authors of accepted proposals are required to register and attend the conference. Registration fee is $100.

ISQRMM will offer presenters one free vendor booth and space for brochures on a shared table. Presenters will be required to submit their full papers by March 31, 2025. Full papers will be considered for publication in the forthcoming Journal of Interdisciplinary Society for Quantitative Research in Music and Medicine (spring 2026). Send inquiries to

Conference Partners and Sponsors

The University of Central Florida is a public research university with its main campus in Orange County, Florida. The U.S. News and World Report 2022/23 placed UCF among the top 20 best colleges in the United States in Innovation. The university offers more than 220 programs in 13 colleges. For more information visit

Keynote Speaker


Attendees at ISQRMM Conference

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