Two nursing faculty members, Mr. Valtuir Duarrte de Souza and Mrs. Fenanda De Goes from the PAHO/WHO Collaboration Centre for Nursing Research Development, University of São Paulo at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing of Brazil, visited SSRL in the Summer of 2017.They are both interesting in teaching nursing clinical skills. Dr. Barbarb Wilson-Keates (Faculty of Nursing, U of Alberta) and Dr. Zheng hosted their visits in SSRL.
The delegation from the 4th Affiliated Hospital of the Zhejiang University School of Medicine visit U of Alberta. The leading members in the delegation spend a quality time at SSRL.
Neurosurgeon Dr. Antti-Pekka Elomaa from Kuopio University Hospital of Finland completed his post-doc training at SSRL in the summer of 2017. Antti-Pekka and his wife Audi spent a happy time at SSRL before heading back to Finland.
Dr. Chuanbin Guo, Dean, from Beijing University School of Stomatology visited SSRL.
Dr. Douglas M. Hedden visited SSRL, he met with Dr. Zheng's graduate students and gave a insight into their projects.
One delegation from W21C of University of Calgary visited SSRL and SMRI. During their visit, they met with Dr. Zheng's graduate students and gave insight into their projects.
Dr. Roman Bednarik visited SSRL once again. During his visit, he met with Dr. Zheng's graduate students and gave insight into their projects. He also gave a lecture in Dr. Zheng's class, [insert class name here]. Finally, Dr. Bednarik visited the microsurgery area of SMRI and met with Dr. Lin Fu
Jim Raso, Senior Consultant, Doug Hill, Clinical Engineer, Darrell Goertzen, Rehabilitation Engineer (CAREN operator), Edmond Lou, Research Engineer, Michael Cimolini, Technology Lead, Lois Macklin, Senior Consultant, of the Rehabilitation Research and Technology Development Department at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital visit SSRL. A reciprocal visit by SSRL has been arranged for sometime early next year.
Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal of McGill University visited the University of Alberta and SSRL on December 4 and 5. He gave insight into the various projects at SSRL and toured the simulation facilities of the University of Alberta.
Dr Patrick Pilarski and his students visited SSRL to see in more detail the project about the learning effects from videogames and to see the feasibility of future projects.
Dr Tony Szturm from the University of Manitoba (Faculty of Medicine - School of Medical Rehabilitation) and Xianta Jiang of Simon Frasier University visited SSRL during the GRAND conference.
Dr.s Tony Qiu and Hui Zhang from the Faculty of Transportation Engineering visited SSRL and SSRL staff visited their lab to build cooperation in using eye-tracking for analyzing human behavior.
Members of the Nursing Education program of the University of Alberta visited SSRL and SMRI to discuss projects for teaching ICU care and developing interprofessional training programs.
Members of Irene Cheng's lab (MRC) visited the lab and Rositsa presented her project on using multiple cameras as a system of for laparoscopic surgery when compared to using 3D cameras
Dr Anup Basu and Dr Irene Cheng from MRC at the U of A visited SSRL with three of their graduate students. Their specialty in computing science and our specialty in surgical simulation can accomplish great things in cooperation.
A delegation from the Science and Technology Department of Zhejiang province of China visited SSRL in anticipation of upcoming cooperative projects with Zhejiang University.
Dr Qiuxing Hao, program director from the General Navy Hospital of Beijing, visited SSRL and the University of Alberta.
Dr Ke Gong from Beijing Shijitan University visited SSRL to build cooperation and understanding with the University of Alberta in using simulation in education.
University Senator William Cheung and his wife Helen visit SSRL on Aug 07 2014.
Simulation is a powerful tool for studying Human Factors of operators. Dr. Chaozhong Wu (Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan) and Dr. Chao Yang (Tongji University, Shanghai) visited SSRL on Aug 6th, 2014. They are experts of driving simulation and smart transportation in China.
League of Surgical Educators
A group composed of members of various departments at the University of Alberta dedicated to giving quality education to future generations of medical students.
Dr. Stan Hamstra, Associate Director of the Academy for Innovation in Medical Education (AIME), Faculty of Medicine; Research Director of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre, The Ottawa Hospital, visiting SSRL after his early morning lecture on November 1, 2013.
Dr. Junhui Bian, Dean, Shantou University Medical College visited. Dr. Bian (right) visiting SMRI to look at the hybrid model used in cholecystectomy as well as the setup for the vigilance study and the incorporation of FingerTPS into future studies.
Dr. Sutherland - CalgaryDr. Sutherland is a neurosurgeon visiting from Calgary. Here he is performing a simple laparoscopic movement task while his eye motions are recorded by the Tobii Glasses.
Zhejiang University DelegationDr. Kunseng Chen, Dr. Lei Xiao and Fang Li visiting from the SciTech Academy of Zhejiang University
Dr. WilkesDr. Wilkes performing a simulated rhinoplasty surgery while using FingerTPS to record the force output from his fingers.
Dr. Bednarik, Roman
Dr. Bednarik is a professor in Finland with a computer science background and a focus on research regarding eye-tracking and medical imaging
A delegation from Shantou University Medical College, 2nd Hospital visited SSRL, SMRI, Mazankowski Heart Institute, and IRSM at the University of Alberta and Misericordia Hospital in December 2013
Philip Robbins and Keith Doyle from Emily Carr University in Vancouver BC came to visit our lab on February 24, 2014. They work in materials and researching ways of making 3D printing cheaper.
Visitors from St Francis Xavier School of Nursing on February 26, 2014. They are in the process of setting up a simulation facility at their university.
Jana Rieger and Daniel Aalto from iRSM from Misericordia Hospital on April 1, 2014. There are several projects that can be collaborated on to further improve patient welfare and their quality of life.
Melanie Tory, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Victoria, visited SSRL while attending the GRAND-NCE event. She has done extensive research on 3-D perception and team effectiveness.
Members taking the GALD (Global Academic Leadership Development) course visited SSRL and SMRI. This group includes professors and administrators from many of China's top universities.
The delegation from the Zhejiang University School of Medicine visit U of Alberta. Dr. Zheng led the tour for delegation members to visit the simulation facility at the FOMD and SSRL.
A group of leaders of Top Universities from China visited SSRL and HSERC..
Dr. Tracey Hillier, Associate Dean of the MD Program at the University of Alberta visited SSRL on Sept 6, 2017.
A Delegation from IRCAD Taiwan (Asian Institute of Telesurgery) visited SSRL., the researchers of SSRL presented their projects and discussed about further collaborations of two sides.
Dr. Nataliya Haliyash, Pediatrician and simulation educator at the Ternopil State Medical University of Ukraine visits SSRL.
Dr. Michael Kim and Dr. David Bigam from the University of Alberta visited to see
and try out the virtual reality (VR) research program at SSRL.
A group of local simulation educators visited SSRL.Each graduate student presented their project to them.
A group of Medical Students from China visited SSRL and HSERC. The graduate students did presentations on their research projects and ran a lab of laparoscopic skills training.
Dr. Dahong Zhang, Vice-hospital Director of the Zhejiang Provincial Hospital visited the University of Alberta Hospital on Sept 14, 2017. Collaboration on simulation-based education was discussed with Dr. Zhang at SSRL
A group of visitors from Chinese Medical University visited SSRL. They intend to build collaboration between Chinese Medical University and University of Alberta.
A Delegation from University of Thammasat, Thailand, visited SSRL.
Dr. Shirley Schipperr, Vice-Dean Education, FOMD, University of Alberta visited SSRL on Sept 12, 2017.
Dr Laura Coates visited SSRL.Each graduate student presented their project to her.
Three groups of high school students visited SSRL.