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Using Virtual Reality with People with OA
This talk will describe the benefits of virtual reality and how it can be used to treat people with osteoarthritis (OA)

About the speaker:
Nancy Baker, ScD, MPH, OT, FAOTA

Associate Professor & Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University

Dr. Baker received her Doctor of Science (ScD) in Therapeutic Studies at Boston University in 2000, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) in epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health in 2009. Before obtaining her doctoral degree, she was a clinical therapist for 11 years, specializing in adult physical disabilities and industrial rehabilitation. She also trained in ergonomic assessment and intervention. She was a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh from 2000 to 2018. Dr. Baker is an internationally recognized expert in musculoskeletal disorders, particularly those related to work and arthritis. Her current work focuses on using virtual reality for pain management. Her scholarly work includes over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, over 200 podium and poster presentations, and 12 textbook chapters. She has expertise in experimental and epidemiological methodology and has been funded at the Federal, Foundation and University levels.

The OA Action Alliance Lunch & Learn webinars keep you up-to-date on the latest osteoarthritis research, news and activities. Each monthly webinar begins at 12:00 pm ET and runs for 30 minutes. Webinars are free and open to the public. Webinars are archived on our website events page (URL: and on the OA Action Alliance YouTube channel in case you missed one or can't get enough!

May 17, 2023 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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