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Naj Wikoff

Vice President, National Organization for Arts in Health

Naj Wikoff is a two-time Fulbright Senior Scholar, past president of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, former director of the Healing Arts program of the C. Everett Koop Institute at the Dartmouth Medical School, and director of Arts and Productions at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. He is a founding member of the National Initiative for the Arts in Health in the Military, and of Lesley University’s Institute for Arts and Health. Twenty years ago, he established Creative Healing Connections, which uses the arts and nature to support the healing of women living with cancer, military spouses, and active duty and veteran service women living with PTSD and Military Sexual Trauma. Wikoff consults regularly on arts and health, healing spaces, and arts and trauma issues to health and arts institutions, and he has worked with victims of terror and war in Palestine and Israel. For the past six years, as arts coordinator for Connecting Youth and Community, he has been using the arts to reduce the use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs by teens

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