Rollins Health Forum Series

Monday, September 14, 2015

7:00 p.m. | Bush Auditorium

For more information: 407-646-2331

transforming health through technology

New technology trends and developments in wearable devices are making a dramatic impact on health and wellness among all Americans from school age children to baby boomers to centenarians. The vast array of available tech tools and options, whether it’s wearable technology or the new smart homes, can make it difficult to decipher what is valuable and how it relates to everyday life. Join us to learn the latest innovative health strategies, techniques, and tools available to help optimize your health and wellness. 

Learn more about the lecture series and the Rollins Center for Health Innovation.


Chet Evans, MS, DPM, FACFAS - Moderator – Executive Director, Rollins Center for Health Innovation; Immediate Past-Chair, Florida Diabetes Advisory Council; Founder, American Board of Wound Management; Clinical Wound Specialist.

David Metcalf, PhD – Presenter and Panelist – Serves as director of the Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL) at the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Simulation and Training. Dr. Metcalf and his team have built mobile health (mHealth) solutions, simulations, games, electronic (e-) learning, mobile and enterprise IT systems for Google, Johnson & Johnson, US Department of Veterans Affairs, the US military, and UCF’s College of Medicine. Dr. Metcalf is also the co-editor of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s best sellers m-health” From Smartphones to Smart Systems (2012) and mHealth Innovation: Best Practices from the Mobile Frontier (2014).

Alexander Chriest, MS – Presenter and Panelist - Serves as CREATION Health Lead Facilitator at Florida Hospital and is an experienced exercise physiologist. He holds a master’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of Central Florida and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in educational psychology at UCF with a focus on motivation. Chriest will explain how technology can be utilized to improve the performance of high school athletes by educating them on how to make and adopt healthier lifestyle choices. 

Katelyn Carroll, MS – Presenter and Panelist – Serves as CREATION Health Employee Education Coordinator at Florida Hospital. Carroll earned both her bachelors and master’s degrees in Kinesiology from Georgia Southern University. Carroll’s academic concentration was biomechanics and physiology. Her graduate research included preventing injury due to falling in frail, elderly adults and examined the motivation for exercise. Carroll will discuss how healthcare providers are finding new ways to utilize technology to reduce the risk of falls and enable older adults to actively participate in games and activities that improve their balance.  


tickets and parking information

Free public lecture in the Bush Auditorium on the Rollins College campus. No reservations or tickets required.

Free parking is available in the SunTrust Garage on Lyman Avenue with a validated ticket.

For more information: 407-646-2331