Oct 10, 2019
David Boe
Virtual Reality for Medical Use (Kitsap Mall)

Virtual Reality EXPERIENCE

See how Rotary and science are harnessing the immersive power of virtual reality to create a more connected world at our meeting on Oct. 10th (Held at the Kitsap Mall)   The official meeting is at our regular time. However, The VR experience will be set up starting at 11am so that anyone who wants can come early to experience the event before the lunch."Virtual Reality, Phantom Pain, and the Future of Health."

GUEST SPEAKER: David Boe is a Research Specialist at the Center for Limb Loss and Mobility in the Veteran’s Affairs Puget Sound Hospital and a Visiting Scientist at the University of Washington. His research focuses on the neuroscience of sensation and movement and the treatment of phantom limb pain after amputation. He uses state-of-the-art virtual reality technologies to study the human brain and to develop new treatments for patients. He founded Cyberlimbic, a company that is developing new treatments for chronic pain using virtual reality. In his spare time, David enjoys playing soccer and composing music.