East Meets West

man using virtual reality headset to experience life as Alfred

A virtual reality experience transforms the user into a 74-year-old named Alfred in order to see his perspective as a medical patient.


East Meets West is a collaboration of Provost Susan Poser and Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs Robert Barish.

Read this month’s stories, which focus on collaborations between faculty and students on the east and west sides of campus:

‘We Are Alfred’

Camp STAR provides treatment for children with ADHD

Seed grant program fosters campus collaborations


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