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Health Technology Symposium on April 13th!

Health Technology Symposium

The Ruth Lilly Medical Library is sponsoring a Health Technology Symposium on Friday, April 13th , 2018 from 11am-4pm at the Ruth Lilly Learning Center located in the Riley Outpatient Center.  This event is free and open to the University community, no pre-registration is required.

Why are we having this event?

The Ruth Lilly Medical Library’s 3d printing program provides the Medical School with a gateway introduction to 3d printing, and acts as link to other resources and 3d printing on campus.  In 2017, the Library sponsored a successful interdisciplinary 3D printing Makerfaire that brought campus and community makers together.  This year, it was decided to expand the theme to innovation and to include virtual reality.

When and where is the event?

Date: Friday, April 13
Time: 11:00am to 4:00pm
Cost: Free event, No registration required, Drop-ins welcome
Location: Ruth Lilly Learning Center located in the Riley Outpatient Center
Event live streaming at: (The stream is best viewed with Internet Explorer and requires the Microsoft Silverlight plug-in. Not all presenters will be streamed.)

11:00am to 4:00pm
Exhibits throughout the event –

The UITS Advanced Visualization Lab will have VR set up so that people may experience high-end (this is not your smartphone) virtual reality.  Representatives from the IU Student Technology Centers will also have a VR set-up, and be sure to ask about the Ruth Lilly Medical Library’s fledgling VR initiatives.  The Medical Library’s Data Services Librarian will be on hand to promote the Library’s Research Data Services, which include assistance with data management and sharing plans, data sharing and reuse, and open science/research tools.   Attendees will also be able to experience 3d printing and see a showcase of how it is being used in the IU Occupational Therapy curriculum.

Who will be speaking?

There will be an interdisciplinary line-up of speakers:

Noon to 12:50pm

Jonathan Merrell, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the IU School of Medicine and Deputy Innovation Officer, Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute will open the symposium.   In addition to being a hospital based pediatrician, Dr. Merrell has a background in biomedical engineering and is uniquely positioned to work with clinicians to discuss and refine their ideas for innovation.

1:00pm to 1:20pm

Shannon L. Cooper, MSEd, Instructional Technology Developer, Department of Family Medicine, IU School of Medicine
Ms. Cooper has been with the Department of Family Medicine since 2002 and is the instructional design manager.  She is also a member of the TEACH! Curriculum Design Team within the Interprofessional Practice and Education Center.

1:30pm to 1:50pm

Brian Overshiner, RTT, Radiation Therapist, IU Health

2:00pm to 2:20pm

Robin Janson, OTD, OTR, CHT, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, IUPUI School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
She is using 3D printing in the curriculum to help her students find creative solutions for real-life problems.

2:30pm to 2:50pm

Zeb Wood, MS, Co-Director, Media Arts and Science Undergraduate Program, IUPUI School of Informatics and Computing
Zeb Wood’s students have been successfully involved in a number of projects ranging from the humanities to medicine.

3:00pm to 3:20pm 

Cassandra Jones, UITS 3D Print Labs, IUPUI School of Informatics and Computing
Surgical simulations using 3d printing

3:30pm to 4:00pm

Co-chairs: Todd Kirk, Student Technology Computing, UITS and Kellie Kaneshiro, Ruth Lilly Medical Library
More Information contact: Todd Kirk

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Jason Lilly