December 14, 2018

CHOICE PhD student Landaas studies PupilScreen app in Thailand

Erik Landaas, current CHOICE PhD student pictured with CHOICE alumnus, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, PhD, in Thailand

Erik Landaas, current CHOICE PhD student pictured with CHOICE alumnus, Nathorn Chaiyakunapruk, PhD, in Thailand

CHOICE PhD student Erik Landaas received funding to conduct a mobile health validation study in Thailand. The study is funded by Washington Research Foundation (WRF) and his primary co-investigators include two UW School of Nursing PhD candidates.

PupilScreen a newly developed smartphone app that screens for traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and concussions was developed in collaboration with graduate students from UW Computer Sciences, and UW Neurosurgery.

Erik and his co-investigators will be in Thailand in December 2018 to train nurse research assistants, and co-develop the clinical protocol with the two hospitals in Phitsanulok; and is partnering with Naresuan University.

 

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