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Herman J. Woltring
12-30-1991, 10:52 PM
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 1991 06:03:08 EST
From: "Donald F. Parsons MD"
Subject: MEDICINE MEETS VIRTUAL REALITY, UC San Diego, June 1992
Sender: Hospital Computer Network Discussion Group and Data Base

Comments: Originally-From: Robert Jacobson


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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

MEDICINE MEETS VIRTUAL REALITY: DISCOVERING APPLICATIONS
FOR 3D MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY IN THE HEALTH SCIENCES

June 5-7, 1992
University of California, San Diego

The purpose of this symposium is to provide a forum for the exchange of
ideas and information pertinent to the development and application of
virtual reality and related technologies in the health sciences.

The symposium will be of interest to physicians, surgeons, psychologists,
rehabilitation specialists, educators, academicians, researchers, robotics
specialists, bioengineers, medical technologists, and developers.

Discussion will focus on applications of VR in medicine, surgery,
visualization, imaging, body mechanics, rehabilitation, medical
informatics, education and training.

Abstracts will be accepted for presentation or poster display until
March 1, 1992.

Instructions for Abstract Form:
1. Place complete abstract on one side of a single page.
2. Include complete title without abbreviation.
3. Include full names of all authors.
4. Include institution of origin in the abstract.
5. Define all abbreviations.
6. Underline name of author who will present the paper.
7. Give name of author to receive communications; include: NAME,
TITLE, INSTITUTION, ADDRESS, CITY/STATE/ZIP, PHONE, FAX.
8. Abstract presenter must register for symposium.
9. Poster presentation is available.

Forward all information to:
MEDICINE MEETS VR
PO Box 23220
San Diego, CA 92193

To place your name on the mailing list for a program, or for more
information, call 619-541-1444, or fax 619-541-1447.

"Medicine Meets VR" Program Advisors:
--Mark Askren, Information Technology, UCSD Sch. Medicine
--Steven Charles, MD, Ophthalmic Surgery, Memphis, TN
--Philip Green, Director, Bioengineering Res., SRI International
--Walter Greenleaf, Ph.D., Greenleaf Med. Systems, Palo Alto, CA
--Ralph Holmes, MD, Plastic Surgery, UCSD Sch. Medicine
--Philip Mercurio, Visualization Specialist, Supercomputer Ctr., UCSD
--Joseph Rosen, MD, Surgery, Dartmouth Med. Sch., Thayer Sch. Engineering,
WRJ V.A. Medical Ctr.
--Richard Satava, MD, Surgery, Hays Army Hospital, Fort Ord, CA
--Dave Warner, Medical Neuroscientist, Loma Linda University
--Suzanne Weghorst, Research Scientist, HIT Lab, Univ. Washington

Sponsored by the University of California, San Diego, Office of Continuing
Medical Education