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Heart Health – A Story of Recovery (Webinar)

February 1, 2021 at 11:00 am - 11:45 AM
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February 1 | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

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Join us for Heart Health – A Story of Recovery (Webinar) on Monday, February 1 at 11 AM.

According to studies, nearly half of Americans have some form of heart condition. Though many suffer with heart issues, those who overcome the odds and improve their heart health have incredible stories that reveal strength and determination in the face of adversity. Join us to hear the incredible story of Dr. David Metcalf, director of UCF’s Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab, and how he fully recovered from a serious heart condition. Learn how he used a combination of medical care, lifestyle modification and supporting technology to improve his heart health. Dr. Metcalf will be joined by a special guest cardiologist who will share heart-smart ways to keep you healthy. You’ll also discover current and future tools and techniques that support your heart’s health. Even if you do not have heart issues, this session will provide you with heart-smart ways to keep you healthy.

By participating in this program, you can expect to:

  • see examples of the latest heart smart technology and learn what it might mean for you;
  • hear from a medical physician specializing in heart health;
  • and review heart-smart and wellness tips to keep you healthy and strong for the long haul.

This program is presented by Dr. David Metcalf and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

How to join the Zoom Program:

Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:

One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action needed with this message.

One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.

For troubleshooting and other Zoom-related questions, please email us at [email protected]

By participating in this program, you agree to the CHWB’s Gracious Space policy. Unless otherwise noted, all CHWB Digital Education programs hosted via Zoom are recorded and made available for on-demand viewing on WellbeingNetwork.org. If you prefer to be left out of the program’s recording, please leave your camera and microphone off for the duration of the program.

About Your Program Presenter

Dr. David Metcalf is director of the Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) Institute for Simulation and Training in Orlando, FL. Dr. Metcalf has a 15-year history in web-based and mobile learning. He focuses on bridging the gap between corporate learning, simulation techniques and the use of technology to improve human performance. His team at METIL has built mHealth solutions, simulations, games, eLearning, mobile and enterprise IT systems for Google, J&J, VA, U.S. military and UCF’s College of Medicine among others. Recent projects include Lake Nona’s Intelligent Home and transmedia, adaptive learning projects using mobile, AR and sims. Dr. Metcalf encourages spinoffs from the lab as part of the innovation process and has launched Merging Traffic and several other for-profit and nonprofit ventures as examples. In addition to research and commercial investments, he supports social entrepreneurship in education and health.

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