Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is hosting an expert conference on the therapeutic use of virtual reality and how it is transforming health care on Friday, October 1 from 8 to 4:30 p.m.
And conveniently, this RV conference will be held virtually online. The one-day conference is designed for allied physicians, nurses, health professionals, and community members and is free to attend.
This symposium will present a preview of the new Hoag Center for Advanced Visualization and Immersive Therapeutics.
“Hoag is excellent at delivering advanced care, advancing the needle in the way we care for people,” said Dr. Robert Louis de Hoag. “By bringing together experts from around the world, we look forward to sharing and learning from each other about how to think about VR development to enhance the patient experience.”
To register for the conference and learn more about presenters and topics, visit https://www2.hoag.org/advances-in-vr.
AR and VR technology: convergence with machine learning, biosensing and telemedicine to transform healthcare
Walter Greenleaf, PhD, neuroscientist and medical technology developer, virtual human interaction lab, Stanford University
Troubleshooting with advanced display technologies
Robert Louis, MD, FAANS, Empower360 Skull and Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery Chair, Director, Skull Base and Pituitary Program, Hoag
Beyond questionnaires: measuring what matters in immersive training and therapy using biosensor VR technology
Charles Nduka, MA, MD, FRCS, CEO and Scientific Director, Emteq Labs
XR to simulate, comfort and help patients
Gregory F. Welch, PhD, Pegasus Professor and Chair of Simulation with AdventHealth, Faculty of Nursing, Department of Computer Science and Institute for Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida
The promise of virtual reality in health: everything is neuroscience
Todd Maddox, PhD, Vice President, Research and Development, AppliedVR
VR for chronic pain: 3-month post-treatment efficacy data
Beth Darnall, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Senior Science Advisor, AppliedVR
Advances in the treatment of surgical epilepsy with VR / AR
Vivek Mehta, MD, neurosurgeon, Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute
Use of virtual and augmented reality in urological oncology
Jeffrey C. Bassett, MD, MPH, Urological Oncologist, Hoag Urological Onagology
Combat anxiety and depression with immersive therapy
Aaron Gani, founder and CEO of BehaVR, LLC
Virtual reality is real and here to stay
Brendon Hale, PhD, Senior Scientific Researcher, OptumLabs
Integration of immersive therapies into practice through objective design and accessibility
Adam Elsesser, President, Chairman and CEO of Penumbra, Inc.
Use of virtual and augmented reality technologies in the assessment and treatment of cognitive disorders
Lauren Bennett, PhD, Director of Neuropsychology and Clinical Training, Hoag
Are we still in the metaverse? Understand immersive technologies and why they are important to everyone.
Pearly Chen, emerging executive of VR / AR technology