Ellyn L. Hamm, MM, MT-BC, CCRP, (NICU-MT), is a doctoral student in Music Education with an emphasis in Music Therapy at Florida State University. She received her Master of Music in Music Therapy from Florida State University and Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy from The University of Alabama. Prior to returning to Florida State University, Ellyn was a research coordinator in the Early Neurodevelopment and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory at the Research Institute of Nationwide Children’s Hospital as well as a clinician in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Previously, Ellyn worked as a research assistant and music therapist at Monroe Carrel Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in the Division of Neonatology. She also served on the faculty at Belmont University as an adjunct professor of Music Therapy. She is a Fellow of the National Institute of Infant and Child Medical Music Therapy specializing in the use of the Pacifier Activated Lullaby (PAL). She also serves as the clinical specialist on the PAL for Power Medical Devices, training therapists and other medical personal in the uses of the device with premature infants.