Serious Games for Health: What are they? Do they work?
|Start Date||Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 12:00 pm|
|End Date||Tuesday, 4 March 2014, 01:00 pm|
Professor Tom Baranowski along with Assistant Professor Janice Baranowski will present a free guest lecture entitled Serious Games for Health: What are they? Do they work?
This lecture will cover:
This is a free lecture available to University of Newcastle staff only. A light lunch will be provided. Please contact Annette Murphy for further information.
About the Speakers
Assistant Professor Janice Baranowski
Assistant Professor Janice Baranowski is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Behavioral Nutrition) at the Baylor College of Medicine (USA).
Assistant Professor Baranowski's major areas of research interest include fruit, juice and vegetable (FJV) consumption, obesity prevention and promotion of physical activity in multi-ethnic groups of children and their families.
Professor Thomas Baranowski
Tom Baranowski, Ph.D. is Professor of Pediatrics (Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity) with the USDA funded Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.
Professor Baranowski is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Games for Health Journal, and on the editorial advisory board of 11 other professional journals. He is a Chief Investigator on grants totalling more than $US40 million as well as the author of over 320 peer-reviewed articles, 30+ book chapters and two editions of a textbook on evaluating health promotion programs.
During his visit to Australia, Professor Baranowski will have a number of speaking engagements. These include:
|Location||ATC210, ATC Building, University of Newcastle, Callaghan|
|Contact||Annette Murphy - E: firstname.lastname@example.org T: +612 4921 5355|
|RSVP||Thursday. 27 February 2014|