Tasha Golden, Ph.D. is Senior Arts in Health Research Scientist at the International Arts + Mind Lab in the Brain Science Institute at Johns Hopkins Medicine. She has served as an advisor on several national arts and health initiatives, including UF's pathbreaking Creating Health Communities initiative with ArtPlace America. As a public health researcher and innovator, Golden studies impacts of arts, culture, environments, and discourses on well-being, health equity, research, and practice. Dr. Golden's visionary work is bolstered by her career as an artist and entrepreneur. She is a published poet, and toured full time for many years as singer/songwriter for the critically acclaimed band Ellery; her songs have been in feature films and TV dramas. Golden is also the founder of Project Uncaged: a trauma-informed, arts-based health intervention for incarcerated girls that elevates their voices in community and political discourses.