We will be using the VR equipment we acquired as a result of the NNLM MCR Technology Improvement Award received in July of 2017. - DonRaphael Wynn, MD Neurologist, Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellow at Moran Eye Center, University of Utah will serve as the primary content expert and Griffin Jardine, MD Ophthalmologist, University of Utah, will serve as advisor on educational aspects of the project. We will consult with other Moran Eye Center faculty as needed. - Jack Corrigan, Entertainment Arts and Engineering student, will work as our Virtual Reality VR technical specialist - Chris Allan, Entertainment Arts and Engineering student, will work as our Virtual Reality VR technical specialist - A work schedule will be developed where the content experts and the VR technical specialist will meet together to complete the project - Determine a general plan, such as the visualization of going into the eye, as though through the ophthalmoscope, and outline the anatomical and physiologic function of all significant elements along the way - Highlight areas where common dysfunction occurs and create simulations to show the viewer what those look like. I.E., central retinal artery occlusion, swollen discs, papilledema, drusen, congenital anomalies The project will be completed within the Summer and Fall semesters to best accommodate the schedules of the content experts. With the stipend, this could calculate to approximately 2-4 hours per week to consult with the VR team. The MUSE Intern will commit 10 hours per week to the project.
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