Photograph of Joseph V. Henderson. Joseph V. Henderson, M.D., Director, Interactive Media Laboratory, Dartmouth Medical School, New Hampshire

Joseph V. Henderson, M.D., has 15 years experience as a multimedia developer and medical educator. He founded and directed the Center for Interactive Media in Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD; there he developed ground-breaking multimedia applications that are still considered prime examples of exciting and effective uses of these technologies. For the past decade he has directed the Interactive Media Laboratory (IML) at Dartmouth Medical School, where he has been developing interactive multimedia programs for health professionals and patients. Dr. Henderson has also been assisting in the development of a global distance learning system for the U. S. Army by developing advanced applications and tools that will better to anticipate the arrival of ubiquitous, broadband networks. IML is now collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop a next-generation distance learning system for public health.

Dr. Henderson received his medical degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1975. In addition, he has a M. Phil. from Yale University in Epidemiology in 1994. Dr. Henderson specializes in professional education in medicine and public health; technology-bases education/information systems for health care providers and patients; distance learning via current- and next-generation Internet; theoretical basis of technology-based learning; interactive multimedia design, scripting, and production; development of multimedia programs for use via CD-ROM, CD-ROM/Internet hybrid, or broadband Internet; Next-generation Internet. He indicates his areas of competence are Epidemiology and Public Health; statistical analysis; scientific visualization; decision support systems; diving medicine; cellular neurophysiology; physiology; computer programming.

In 1994, Dr. Henderson received the Gold Medal in Professional Education, New Media/Invision Awards for his program "HIV and AIDS: an Interactive Curriculum for Health Sciences.

Abstract: Sex, Lies and Multimedia: The HIV Virtual Practicum for Health Professionals.

Abstract: Afternoon program:Streaming Video with a NICE Touch: Narrative, Immersive, Constructivist, Environments.




InfoFair Presenters and Panelists

Photograph of Paul E. Burrows. Paul E. Burrows, M.S.
Manager, Technology Integration and Design, KUED Media Solutions, University of Utah

Paul Burrows is associated with KUED Media Solutions, a video, multimedia and World Wide Web design and production facility for the University of Utah. He is currently manager of Technology Integration, helping faculty and other University service departments match their media needs to an appropriate technology or delivery method. With 25 years experience in video and multimedia production, Paul brings a unique perspective from "the trenches" of medial production and distribution.

Abstract: Digital Video for Web/CD-ROM/DVD-Videodisc: A Reality Check


Photograph of Kirtly Parker Jones, M.D. Kirtly Parker Jones, M.D.
Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Educational Affairs, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine

Dr. Jones' clinical interests are in the area of contraception, infertility and menopause. She has written numerous articles for publication in various medical journals in the area of education and reproductive health. Dr. Jones received her Doctorate at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and trained in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She is Board certified in both her specialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology and subspecialty of Reproductive Endocrinology. She is the immediate past chair of the Board of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals.


Picture of Nancy T. Lombardo. Nancy T. Lombardo, M.L.S.
Systems Librarian, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah

Nancy Lombardo received her Masters of Library Science from Emporia State University in August 1994 and accepted a position at the Eccles Library in October 1994. Nancy is the co-principal investigator for a Higher Education Technology Initiative Grant that led to the development of the virtual course Internet Navigator. As the Systems Librarian, Nancy works with the library's technical staff to coordinate, maintain and improve the library's technological capabilities. In addition, Nancy teaches a variety of Internet classes and works with library faculty and staff on projects to enhance Eccles Library services through appropriate use of technology.

Abstract: Streaming Video: From Creation to Viewing


Larry G. Reimer, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Utah and Chief of Infectious Diseases and Chief of Clinical Microbiology and the Hospital Epidemiologist, V.A. Medical Center, Salt Lake City

Dr. Reimer completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Arizona in 1978, and a fellowship in infectious diseases and microbiology at the University of Colorado in 1981. He has been a the University of Utah since 1984. In addition to the above appointments, he is heavily involved in clinical care of patients with HIV infection, and in student education. He directs a medical student course, a physician assistant student course, and a postgraduate fellowship in clinical microbiology; directs organ system teaching in the basic sciences for medical students; and is the chair of the second year medical school curriculum committee.


Picture of Stephanie J. Richardson. Stephanie J. Richardson, R.N., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Utah

An experienced critical-care nurse, Dr. Richardson has taught with the College of Nursing since 1986. She currently uses four different software and CD-ROM programs to help teach nursing students psycho-motor skills. She also developed an e-mail exchange program between students at the University of Utah and nursing students in such diverse places as Ireland, Thailand, Finland, Israel, and England. A tutorial she created with another nursing faculty member on immune, inflammation, and coagulation physiology is used in the nursing graduate program.


Picture of Wayne J. Peay. Wayne J. Peay, M.S.
Director, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah

Wayne Peay received an MS degree with honors from the School of Library Service of Columbia University in 1977. While attending library school, he was the Assistant Director of the Data Processing Department at the Medical Library Center of New York. Following his graduation, he returned to the University of Utah as Head of Medical Services at the Eccles Health Sciences Library. In 1984, he was appointed Director. Currently, he is a member of the University of Utah Task Force on Computing, and is also a member of the Utah Education Network Steering Committee. Wayne has served on the Board of Directors of the Medical Library Association and is a member of the Governor's Utah Steering Committee for the Western Governor's University.


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