Research Seminar

MWRI Work-in-Progress "The Game Changer Chicago Design Lab: Using games and narrative to advance sexual and reproductive health"



Date
February 11, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Speaker(s)
Melissa Gilliam, MD, MPH
Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago
Location
Magee-Womens Research Institute, 204 Craft Ave, Conf Center, 1st Floor
Contact
Admission
Physician earn 1.0 CME
Light lunch provided, no registration required
Description

This talk will discuss the work of TheGame Changer Chicago Design lab (The GCC Lab) at The University of Chicago. The GCC Lab uses serious games and digital media to improve sexual and reproductive outcomes within a positive youth development framework. This talk will describe the work of the Lab including recent projects using digital storytelling, alternate reality games, and card games designed with youth for youth.