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Graduate Student in Social Work Studies the Use of VR Technology to Help Older Adults with Dementia

Joe Strong with his VR headset.

Joe Strong combined his frustration with the health insurance industry and a lifelong interest in neurology and is now a PhD candidate in the College of Social Work. The Office of Research and Engagement recently told his story, giving him the opportunity to discuss how he hopes to show the benefits of VR technology to assist older adults with early to moderate dementia.