Jenny Baxley Lee, MA, BC-DMT, is a Lecturer and Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist with the University of Florida\'s Center for Arts in Medicine in the College of the Arts. She is a member of the Academy of Research Excellence with the Clinical and Translational Science Insitute at UF and serves on the Research Committee in the College of the Arts. Ms. Lee is an active member of the American Dance Therapy Association and she serves on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Dance Therapy as Book and Film Review Editor.
Ms. Lee teaches graduate course work such as Creativity and Health: Foundations of Arts in Medicine. She also serves as an instructor for the undergraduate common humanities course, What is the Good Life and teaches an annual study abroad course in and around Belfast, Northern Ireland entitled Arts for Health, Peace and Community Engagement in Northern Ireland. Ms. Lee\'s current research includes assessing the impact of theatre on health education and health literacy. She is dedicated to exploring the capacity of the performing arts, and more broadly the creative process, to impact the health of people of all ages and abilities.
Ms. Lee maintains a clinical practice in dance/movement therapy with UF Health Shands Arts in Medicine working with children and adults with acute and chronic health issues and with veterans and their families at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center providing creative arts therapy by telehealth. In her community practice, Ms Lee facilitates theatre for health education and promotion among middle school and high school students in rural Florida and provides workshops in juvenile justice, domestic violence, and other community outreach settings. With 14 years of professional experience, her expertise includes multidisciplinary, socially-engaged arts practice, teaching, program implementation, and administration in delivering the arts in clinical and community settings.