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Marianne Hardart

Former Adjunct, Class of

Courses Taught: The Hospital Experience: Foundations of Care

Marianne is the Director of the Therapeutic Recreation, Child Life & Creative Arts Therapies Department at NYU Langone Medical Center. She directs an interdisciplinary team that provides care to children and adults throughout the healthcare continuum. She participates in several hospital committees and initiatives focusing on creative approaches to enhance the healthcare experience for people of various ages, cultures and abilities. She has worked in the field for over 20 years in the US, England, Kenya and South Africa. Out in the community, Marianne is a founding board member and past president of Only Make Believe, an organization that brings theater to children in hospitals, President-elect of Child Life of Greater New York, a regional professional organization for child life directors and co-founder of the NYC Regional Arts in Healthcare Network, a group for anyone passionate about the healing impact of the arts in healthcare.