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Alumnus: Virtual reality key to overcoming disorders
Your success propels Binghamton, too
Albert "Skip" Rizzo, PhD '91, spoke to the Binghamton University Forum in March about how virtual reality technology
can provide an immersive environment to treat and improve the lives of those with
post-traumatic stress and other
Here, he is pictured describing recent advances in virtual reality-based exposure
therapy to students and faculty at the Watson School's Seymour Kunis Media Core, which
established by benefactor Gary Kunis '73, LHD '02.
Rizzo, who earned his doctorate in psychology, has been profiled on CNN. He is director
of Medical Virtual Reality
for the University of California's Institute for Creative Technologies and research professor in the University of Southern California's Department of Psychiatry and School of Gerontology.