May 17, 2012
Dr. Flynn will discuss her entrepreneurial journey to get Evidence-Based Rehab Video Games Into the Hands of Users, at the upcoming 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (June 7-14th, 2012).
Dr. Sheryl Flynn is the founder and CEO of Blue Marble Game Co, a serious games company that focuses design and development of video games to enhance rehabilitation for people with disabilities worldwide. Sheryl has also begun the development of the Games4Rehab.com social network that aims to bring together individuals with disabilities, clinicians, researchers and game industry professionals to engage all integral parties and push the boundaries of games for rehabilitation. In addition to her entrepreneurial pursuits, Dr. Flynn also consults with the University of Southern California, Institute for Creative Technologies and Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy on the NIDRR funded OPTT-RERC grant to develop a suite of games that clinicians can use in rehabilitation settings. In addition Sheryl also mentors students from many universities nationally and internationally. As a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Sheryl has offered her expertise in using games for rehabilitation at local, state and national conferences.
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–> To Learn More about the 2012 Summit and to Register: click on 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Optimizing Health through Neuroplasticity, Innovation and Data (June 7-14th).