Note: In 2013, Health Games Research completed its work. This web site is now an archive and will not be updated. Please visit the web site of the Center for Digital Games Research www.cdgr.ucsb.edu at UC Santa Barbara to find current information about health games and the broader field of digital games, and to use the Health Games Research online searchable database.

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University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing

“The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, established in 1924, is the leading nursing research institution in Wisconsin and a crucial part of the state's health care system. As an integral academic partner situated in the health sciences sector of campus with the School of Medicine and Public Health and the School of Pharmacy, the School of Nursing collaborates with scientists and renowned researchers across the UW–Madison campus, the nation, and the world.

Organization type:
Academic Institution

Social Tags:
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
Health
Labor
Madison, Wisconsin
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Nursing
Social Issues
Technology
United States
University of Wisconsin System
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Wisconsin

Services:
Courses
Health Care Resources
Professional Development
Research

Target Population:
General Audience

Calais Document Category:
Health
Labor
Social Issues
Technology

Organization expertise:
Health and Medical
Higher Education

Location:
United States

Organization:
University of Wisconsin

Province Or State:
Wisconsin


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Innovation in Learning

"Innovation in Learning develops and deploys 3D virtual medical environments with virtual patients for the training of healthcare personnel. We build evidence-based simulations and scenarios for learning in these medical virtual worlds. Our goal is translation of concept learning into actionable knowledge so as to develop well-trained health care professionals, effective teams, and safe hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and homes."

Game genre:
Educational
Simulation

Social Tags:
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Computing
Health
Labor
Nature
Science
Simulation
Social Issues
Technology
Virtual patient
Virtual reality
Virtual world
XML

Services:
Consulting
Health Care Resources
Software and Hardware Applications
Web Applications

Organization expertise:
Edutainment/eLearning
eHealth
Health and Medical
Virtual Realities

Calais Document Category:
Health
Labor
Social Issues
Technology

Target Population:
Health Care Professionals

Game platform:
Internet

Location:
United States

Organization type:
Web Developer


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MyStudentBody

Health topic:
Food and Nutrition
Prevention
Sexual Health
Smoking
Stress and Coping
Substance Abuse

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Online
Register

Social Tags:
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National Institutes of Health
Technology
XML

Resource type:
Educational Resource

Game platform:
Internet

Organization:
National Institute of Health

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Target Population:
Teens
Young Adults


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Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) MFA Program
 at UC Santa Cruz

"New technologies have profoundly changed contemporary culture and inevitably altered the role of the arts in society. The Digital Arts and New Media MFA Program serves as a center for the development and study of digital media and the cultures that they have helped create. Faculty and students are drawn from a variety of backgrounds, such as the arts, computer engineering, humanities, the sciences, and social sciences, to pursue interdisciplinary artistic and scholarly research and production in the context of a broad examination of digital arts and cultures."

Game genre:
Educational

Organization type:
Academic Institution

Social Tags:
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities
California
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Digital art
Geography of California
Humanities
New media
Santa Cruz, California
Technology
University of California, Santa Cruz
Visual arts
Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Services:
Courses
Professional Development
Research

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Higher Education
Media and Digital Arts
Technology and Electronics

City:
Santa Cruz

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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Realtime Associates

Realtime Associates is an independent video game studios that work in a variety of areas from educational and music-themed toys to console, handheld and PC games to graphic-intensive military simulations.

Game genre:
Multi-Genre

Social Tags:
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Handheld game console
Technology
Video game
XML

Game platform:
Computer
Game Console
Handheld Device

Services:
Game Design and Development

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Interactive Entertainment

Company:
Realtime Associates

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States

Organization type:
Video Game Company


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Check Yourself

Health topic:
Prevention
Substance Abuse

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Free
Online

Social Tags:
Alcoholism
CDATA
Clinical psychology
Medicine
Psychology
Technology
XML

Continent:
America

Resource type:
Educational Resource

Game platform:
Internet

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Target Population:
Teens
Young Adults


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Carnegie Mellon University

"Carnegie Mellon University is a global research university with more than 11,000 students, 75,000 active alumni, and 4,000 faculty and staff. Recognized for its world-class arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership in education, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university."

Game genre:
Educational

Social Tags:
Academia
Association of American Universities
Association of Independent Technological Universities
Carnegie Mellon University
Education
Higher education
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Technology

Organization type:
Academic Institution

Organization:
Carnegie Mellon University

Services:
Courses
Professional Development
Research
Scholarships

Calais Document Category:
Education
Technology

Target Population:
General Audience

Organization expertise:
Higher Education

Location:
United States


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Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking

Health topic:
Social Issues and Skills

How to Obtain (Games, Resources):
Purchase
Subscription

Social Tags:
Academia
Academic publishing
CDATA
Cyberpsychology
Education
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
Peer review
Publishing
Technology
XML

Calais Document Category:
Education
Technology

Target Population:
General Audience
Health Care Professionals

Game platform:
Internet
Multi-Platform
Other

Resource type:
Research Literature


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Judy Shasek

"Judy Shasek spent nearly two decades teaching before developing the ExerLearning® and Generation FIT processes. She has pioneered interactive and ground-breaking fitness trainings since the early days of “aerobics.” Her mission has been to tie physical activity to the K-12 learning environment while harnessing the expertise and energy of the most challenged students to lead and manage the programs. Designing a synthesis of education and fitness that dramatically impacts youth fitness and academic success, she produced the popular, innovative program: Generation FIT ®.

Game genre:
Sports

Social Tags:
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Evolutionary biology
Fitness
Technology
XML

Game platform:
Computer

Organization expertise:
Edutainment/eLearning
Exercise and Physical Activity

Organization type:
Electronics & Technology Developer

Services:
Fitness and Training Resources
Software and Hardware Applications

Target Population:
General Audience

Person:
Judy Shasek

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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U.S. Navy's Center for Personal and Professional Development

"The Center for Personal and Professional Development was established in 2002 to support the CNO directed Revolution in Training and focus on the continuous personal development of Sailors throughout their careers."

Target Population:
Adults
Young Adults

Social Tags:
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Confederate States of America
Geography of the United States
Hampton Roads
Navy
Technology
United States
United States Navy
Virginia
XML

Services:
Courses
Professional Development
Workshops and Programs

Organization type:
Government Agency

Organization expertise:
Military

Calais Document Category:
Technology

Location:
United States


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