Thomas Wosch, PhD, is Professor of Music Therapy, director of the Music Therapy Lab and of the Master Music Therapy for Empowerment and Inclusion program at the University of Applied Sciences Wuerzburg-Schweinfurt in Germany. He is an international partner of the Creative Arts and Music Therapy Research Unit (CAMTRU) of The University of Melbourne and co-founder of the International Music Therapy Assessment Consortium (IMTAC). He has secured €1+million in national and international competitive funding. His research foci are microanalysis in music therapy, automatised music therapy assessment of clinical improvisation, intervention models for dementia care, and outcome research on direct and indirect music therapy for dementia care and for clients with late life depression. He was German project lead of the DAAD-UA Melbourne-Wuerzburg Dementia Songwriting project (MWD-Song), he is German country lead of EU-JPND research project HOMESIDE and associated with the EU-JPND research project MIDDEL of the University of Oldenburg in Germany.