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Games for Health Event Announces Schedule

The Games for Health Project, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, TATRC, and USC’s Annenberg School for Communication & Institute for Creative Technologies have revealed
The Games for Health Project, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, TATRC, and USC’s Annenberg School for Communication & Institute for Creative Technologies have revealed the full schedule for the previously announced Games for Health Day, a day-long event to take place just prior to E3 on May 9, 2006 in Los Angeles. The Games For Health Day will bring healthcare professionals, researchers, and game developers to the Davidson Executive Conference Center, which will play host to talks by professionals in the fields of health and healthcare on topics such as cancer treatment, health messaging using games, cognitive health, and more. The day will be capped off with an evening reception. The event will feature a keynote by Don Daglow, CEO, Stormfront Studios, and will be followed by presentations by Hopelab's Steve Cole regarding “Research results for Helping Kids with Cancer using a Videogame” and USC's Skip Rizzo Ph.D. and Margaret McLaughlin on Ph.D. on “Addressing PTSD, PsychoTherapy, & Stroke Rehabilitation with Games & Game Technologies”. Other presentations scheduled to take place include University of Washington's Dr. Howard Goldberg on “Using Game Consoles to Create New Methods for Disease Management”, University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey's Dr. Anuradha Patel on “Using Portable Game Devices to Reduce OR Anxiety in Children”, and Games for Health's Ben Sawyer on “Cognitive Exercise & Games: Today, Tomorrow, and Why?”. Games for Health Day is free for USC faculty & students, grantees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and researchers who have TATRC-sponsored or partnered projects, but otherwise carries a registration cost.

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