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Brandon Birckhead, MD, Research, Los Angeles, CA, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

BrandonBirckheadMD

Research Los Angeles, CA

Virtual Reality Clinical Research Project Scientist

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Summary

  • My research interest is in the use of immersive technology in healthcare. Immersive technology encompasses virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality(MR) platforms. I am working with VR researchers to develop research methodology to improve the quality of clinical studies made to assess the impact of immersive technology.

Education & Training

  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical College of WisconsinResidency, Radiation Oncology, 2017 - 2018
  • University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
    University of Tennessee Graduate School of MedicineInternship, Transitional Year, 2016 - 2017
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and ScienceClass of 2016
  • University of Tennessee
    University of TennesseeBS, Biology, Summa Cum Laude, 2007 - 2011

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2018 - 2022

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Brainstorm VR/AR Innovation Lab Finalist 3rd Annual Innovations in Psychiatry and Behavioral Health: Virtual Reality and Behavior Change, 2017

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Authored Content

  • Medical Education w/ 360 degree videoOctober 2017

Press Mentions

  • Augmented Reality in Healthcare Will Be Revolutionary
    Augmented Reality in Healthcare Will Be RevolutionaryOctober 26th, 2019
  • In-Depth: Therapeutic VR in 2018 Is No Longer Just a Distraction (Therapy)
    In-Depth: Therapeutic VR in 2018 Is No Longer Just a Distraction (Therapy)May 18th, 2018
  • How a Pediatric Cardiologist Uses VR to Educate on Congenital Heart Conditions
    How a Pediatric Cardiologist Uses VR to Educate on Congenital Heart ConditionsJune 3rd, 2019

Committees

  • Co-Chair, The VRARA Digital Health Committee 2017 - 2018

Hospital Affiliations