Medicine Meets Virtual Reality

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HealthCare Matters: Medicine Meets Virtual Reality

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The use of virtual reality has moved into the world of medicine, where it's both a training tool and a treatment option. Elliot Joseph and Rebecca Stewart discuss this use of the medium with a panel of national experts. 

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Meet the Guests

Skip Rizzo

Dr. Albert "Skip" Rizzo is the Director of Medical Virtual Reality for the Institute of Creative Technologies at the University of Southern California. He's a native of Connecticut, having grown up in Rocky Hill, just outside of Hartford. 


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Dr. David Tolin is a clinical psychologist, and founder/director of the Anxiety Disorders Center at Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living. A recognized national leader in treating fears and phobias, Dr. Tolin has appeared on TV programs, including Hoarders, to discuss anxiety disorders and their treatments. 


Donahue CESI

Stephen Donahue is from the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI) at Hartford Hospital. 



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