Omaha Science Cafe - "Virtual Reality in Medicine"

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The next cafe is scheduled for Tuesday, January 5, 7:00 pm, at the *Slowdown. Please join, Joseph Siu, Ph.D., an associate professor of physical therapy education in the College of Allied Health Professions at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, as he presents, "Virtual Reality in Medicine."

Dr. Siu's primary research area is in both motor control and biomechanics, focusing on the elderly and minorities. He focuses on fall prevention in aging, rehabilitation and intervention. He also studies motor learning in human performance using virtual reality technology.

Dr. Siu has degrees in biomechanics, human physiology and physical therapy. He studies the mechanism of human balance control, locomotion through simulation and has developed training programs for community-dwelling older adults.

Pizza will be provided for the first 50 people by the Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures.

*Doors open at 6pm*


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