ROGER ALAN ALTIZER, Jr. portrait
  • Associate Director, Entertainment Arts Engineering
  • Director of Digital Medicine, Center for Medical Innovation
  • Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences
801-581-7710
http://eae.utah.edu

Research Keywords

  • Serious Games
  • Games for Health
  • Participatory Design
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Digital Medicine
  • Healthcare Innovation
  • Media Law
  • Intellectual Property

Presentations

  • Altizer, R. Foundations in Personalized Healthcare: Playful Health, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Design Box. Invited Speaker, University of Miami, Miami, Fl. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R., Consalvo, M., Phelps, A., Grace, L. Game Program Review and Recommendations, University of Miami, Miami, Fl. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R., Consalvo, M., Phelps, A., Grace, L. Game Studies: Domains and Impacts, invited panel, University of Miami, Miami, Fl. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Medical Innovation: Embracing Design Challenges. Invited talk for the Medical Grand Challenge at National Uniiversity Medical School, Singapore. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Playing With Your Health, Invited Speaker, Georgia Tech, GVU Brown Bag Speaker, Atlanta, GA. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Introducing VirtuaLimb, Amputation Support Group, University of Utah Health Sugarhouse Clinic, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2018.
  • Casucci, T; Morrow, A; Altizer, R; Hatch, G; Jarvis, J; and Lombardo, N. Leveling Up Library Support for a Games Studies Program. Invited panel presentation for Utah Library Association 2018 Annual Conference “Level Up!” Provo, Utah. May 17, 2018. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 01/2018. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Game and Software Design, BioInnovate Invited Talk, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Playful Health, Translational Medicine Symposium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Software Design/Design Box, Bioinformatics Invited Talk, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84102. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. UCEER Annual Research Core Meeting Presentation, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Technology, Games, and Healthcare, presentation at Sparrow Medical Center, Lansing Michigam. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Second Generation Games Programs, invited talk, MSU, Lansing, MI. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R., Playing Around With Serious Games in Health Sciences, Healthcare Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT 84102. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Games and Health, Guest Lecture, Advancing Science Ph.D. Seminar in Nursing. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Games for Good, Rotary Club Presentation, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Game for Good & Playful Health, Foundations in Personalized Healthcare, 03/20/2017. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Playful Health, Translational Medicine Symposium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. A Bird's Eye View of Medical Games and Playful Health, Serious Games Course Invited Talk, EAE - University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Games for Health, BioVentures, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Health Sciences Leadership Luncheon, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84102. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. An Introduction to Design and Human Factors, Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2016.
  • Altizer, R. Design Box, Co-Design Workshop with Young Adults on the Austim Spectrum, Nueroversity, Salt Lake City, UT 84102. , , 2016.
  • Altizer, R. Academic Games Program Panel. Invited talk for GAME U at Indiecade East, New York City, NY. , , 2015.
  • Altizer, R. Good Games? Invited Lecture, School of Dentistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2014.
  • Altizer, R. Starting a Second Generation Games Program. Invited talk for GAME U at Indiecade, Culver City, CA. , , 2014.
  • Altizer, R.; van Langeveld, M.; Zagal, JP. Games and Simulations. Defense GameTech User’s Conference, Orlando, FL. , , 2014.
  • Altizer, R. Transmedia Storytelling: Disney Infinity. Invited Speaker, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA,. , , 2014.
  • Altizer, R. Serious, Games? New University Scholars Invited Lecture, Presented to the BlockU New University Scholars on medical games and apps as well as the digital humanities, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2014.
  • Altizer, R. Keynote: Preparing 21st Century Learners, Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC), Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Networking Keynote for Utah Library Association 2018 Annual Conference “Level Up!” Provo, Utah. May 17, 2018. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 01/2018. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. A Virtual Future–The AR/VR Race to Launch, SJ Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. The Effect of Virtual Reality on Emotional Reaction to Diabetes-Related Data Bryan Gibson, PhD Leah Yingling, BS Roger Altizer, PhD, Invited podium presentation, Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting Bethesda, Maryland. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Plenary Panel, Disrupting General Education, at the What Is An Educated Person Conference, State of Utah conference on general education, Midway, Utah. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Project Based Learning in EAE and the Pitfalls of Outcome Measurement, What Is An Educated Person Conference, Midway, UT. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R., Moderator: Growing the Digital Health Industry In Utah, Bio Utah, SJ Quinney Law School, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Digital Health and You, presentation to the Park City Rotary, Park City, UT. , , 2016.
  • Altizer, R. MLA Keynote speaker for Merge & Converge conference in Des Moines, Iowa. Oct. 22-24 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/22/2016. , , 2016.
  • Altizer, R. Meaning of Screening and Games for Good, UCEER Supported Projects Presentations, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Maoderator - Bioutah Digital Health Panel, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Technology Panel, Translational Medicine Symposium, Moderator. , , 2018.
  • Altizer, R. Pediatric Cardiology Concept Review Panel, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Game Design and Intellectual Property, ICORPS Meeting Presentation, 04/12/2017. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. ACT Project Results, Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Park City Rotary Club - at behest of Denise Begue and John Langell of the Center for Medical Innovation for promotion of The GApp Lab and its projects. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/13/2016. , , 2016.
  • Altizer, R. The Design Box Game Design Presentation, Reboot Develop, Dubrovnik, Croatia. , , 2015.
  • Altizer, R.; Shipman, J.P.; McIntyre, M. Medical and Therapeutic Games. Panel Presentation for Salt Lake Comic Con, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2014.
  • Altizer, R.; van Langeveld, M.; Zagal, J.P. Games and Simulations, Rockwell Simulation Days, Orlando, FL. , , 2014.
  • Kessler, R.; Altizer, R.; Blackburn, J.; Bartholomew, M.; van Langeveld, M. Graphics and Games in Utah, Utah Technology Through Time, 62nd Annual Utah State History Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2014.
  • Altizer, R.; Tallarico, T.; Fries, E.; Kim, T. History of Videogames. Salt Lake Comic Con, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2013.
  • Altizer, R.; Adkins, A.; Caldwell, C. Videogame Education. Salt Lake Comic Con, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2013.
  • Altizer R, Hayes P, Hayes R, Zagal JP. History and Culture of Videogames. Salt Lake Comic Con, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2013.
  • Altizer, R. Game Design 101. Halfday workshop on game design for the U.S. Air Force. , , 2012.
  • Altizer, R. Video game education and the fundamentals of game design. GEEX - Gaming and Electronics Expo, Sandy, UT. , , 2011.
  • Altizer, R. Videogames and Education. Salt Lake City Kiwanis Club, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2011.
  • Altizer, R. The Patient Empowerment Game. Primary Children’s Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2011.
  • Caldwell, C; Van Langeveld, M; Altizer, R. Games Education. Tech summit for Utah high school seniors, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT. , , 2010.
  • Altizer, R. Video game education and breaking into the games industry. Gaming and Electronics Expo (GEEX), Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2010.
  • Altizer, R. Humphreys J (7 Studios). Industry and academic collaboration, game industry roles, and breaking into the games industry. Gaming and Electronics Expo (GEEX), Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2008.
  • Casucci, T; Altizer, R. Playing Around with Serious Games in Education. Preconference workshop for Utah Library Association 2018 Annual Conference “Level Up!” Provo, Utah. May 16, 2018. 3 hour workshop. , , 2018.
  • Rothwell, E.; Johnson, E.; Wong, B.; Altizer, R.; Zagal, J.; Rose, N.C.; Latendresse, G.; & Botkin, J.R. (2017). Evaluation of a Game-Based Decision Aid for Prenatal Genetic Screening. 39th Annual North American Meeting of Society of Medical Decision Making. Pittsburg, PA, October 22-25, 2017. , , 2017.
  • Wimmer, EN; Casucci, T; Altizer, R. Playing Around with Serious Games and Gamification in Health Sciences Education. 75-minute Workshop for University of Utah’s Academy of Health Sciences Educators Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah. September 28, 2017. Other, Submitted, 12/01/2016. , , 2017.
  • Casucci, T.; Altizer, R. Playing Around with Serious Games in Health Sciences Education, Academy of Health Sciences Educators, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Game Design & Development Curricula: History & Future Directions, Liz Lawley (moderator), Roger Altizer, Tracey Fullerton, Andy Phelps, Constance Steinkuehler, at Foundations of Digital Games (FDG) 2017, Cape Cod. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R. Navigating Status as a Department, Centre or Program Speakers Mia Consalvo, Roger Altizer, Lindsay Grace and Emma Witkowski. , , 2017.
  • Shipman, J.P.; Casucci, T.; Altizer, R.; Zagal, J.P. Shhh! A Library and an Innovation Center Unite! Poster for VentureWell 21 st Annual Open Conference. Washington DC, March 24-25, 2017. Other, Submitted, 12/01/2016. , , 2017.
  • Altizer, R.; Casucci, T; Shipman, J.P. Virtually Team Teaching: VR and Serious Games as an Experimental Class by Games Faculty and Librarians. Poster for Merge & Converge: Sixteen in ’16, the Joint Meeting of the Midwest and Midcontinental Chapters of MLA. Des Moines, Iowa, October 21-25, 2016. Other, Presented, 10/22/2016. , , 2016.
  • Casucci, T.; Shipman, J.P.; Altizer, R.; Zagal, J.P. Shhh! We’re Making Games in the Library and You Can Too. Poster for 1st International Joint Conference of DiGRA and FDG, Dundee, Scotland, August 1-6, 2016. Other, Presented, 08/01/2016. , , 2016.
  • Jensen M, Casucci T, Bown R, Runburg M, Butcher K, Altizer R. Research Quest (Dino Lab): Critical Thinking through Video Games and Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Foundations of Digital Games Conference (FDG2015), Pacific Grove, CA. , , 2015.
  • Shipman, J.P.; Altizer, R.; Zagal, J.; Casucci, T.; and Kalinger, K. Librarians as Matchmakers: Using Dating Sites as a Model for Collaboration. Presentation for the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting, May 18, Austin, Texas, 2015. , , 2015.
  • Altizer, R.; Zagal, J. Gaming Platforms, Regional Centers of Excellence in ELSI Research, Seattle, WA. , , 2015.
  • Altizer, R. (2007) When Play Becomes Work, Research in the Videogame World of Warcraft. Presented at the Association of Internet Researchers conference 8.0, Vancouver, Canada. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/01/2015. , , 2015.
  • Altizer, R.; Chen, M.; Consalvo, M.; Duncan, S.; Fullerton, T.; Lawley, L.; O’Donnell, C.; Osterweil, S.; Squire, K. (Academic) game [design|research] programs labs: What are they and how do you (not) start one? Games Learning and Society Conference (GLS) 11, Madison, WI. , , 2015.
  • Casucci, T.; Shipman, J.P.; Langell., J.T.; Altizer, R.; Lombardo, N.T.; Jarvis, C.; Le Ber, J.M.; Wimmer, E.; and McIntyre, M. Converging Spaces with Innovation Initiatives Leads to Beneficial Collaboration. Presentation for the QuintEssential Meeting, Denver, Colorado, October 12-14, 2014. , , 2014.
  • Casucci, T.; Shipman, JP.; Altizer, R. Unravelling Medical Game Research: Informing players of foundational evidence. Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) Conference, Snowbird, UT. , , 2014.
  • Casucci, T.; Shipman, JP.; Altizer, R.; and Langell, JT. Revolutionizing Game Creation Partners: Health care professionals, including librarians, and game scholars unite. Presentation for Digital Games Research Association Annual Conference, Snowbird, Utah, August 4, 2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2014. , , 2014.
  • Casucci, T.; Shipman, J.P.; and Altizer, R. Unravelling Medical Game Research: Informing players of foundational evidence. Presentation for Digital Games Research Association Annual Conference, Snowbird, Utah, August 5, 2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2014. , , 2014.
  • Casucci, T.; Shipman, J.P.; Altizer, R.; Langell, JT. Revolutionizing Game Creation Partners: Healthcare professionals, including librarians, and game scholars unite. Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) Conference, Snowbird, UT. , , 2014.
  • Altizer, R.; Kessler, K.; Caldwell, C.; Bruggers, C.; Coppersmith, K.; Warner, L.; Davies, B.; Paterson, W.; Wilcken, J.; D’Ambrosio, T.; German, M.; Hanson, G.; Gershan, L.; Korenberg, J.; Bulaj, G. The Patient Empowerment (PE) Game, The Blank Arcade at the 2014 Digital Games Research Association Conference (DiGRA), Snowbird, UT. , , 2014.
  • Consalvo, M.; Paul, C.; Waern, A.; Altizer, R. Teaching Game Studies: Course Post Mortems & Advanced Syllabus Design, Pre-Conference Workshop, Foundations of Digital Games Conference (FDG2014), Sailing from Ft. Lauderdale, FL aboard Royal Caribbean's Liberty of the Seas. , , 2014.
  • Altizer, R.; Consalvo, M. Feature Creep or Essential Mechanics? Top Twenty Things Game Development Programs Should be Doing Outside the Classroom. Game Developers Conference (GDC), San Francisco, CA. , , 2013.
  • Altizer, R.; Chess, S.; O'Donnell, C.; Coins, Stars, and Hearts. Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) Conference, Atlanta, GA. , , 2013.
  • Altizer R, Anderson M. Microsoft’s “Game Content Usage Rules:” Legal Slight of Hand or Modders' Bill of Rights? Paper presented at the Games Learning and Society Conference 7.0, Madison, WI. , , 2011.
  • Anderson, M; Altizer, R. Sustaining Participation Through Citation, or Gaming Attribution. Association of Internet Researchers Conference 11.0, Gothenburg, Sweden. , , 2010.
  • Altizer, R. et al. Behind the Scenes. SIGCSE 2009 – Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Chattanooga, TN. , , 2009.
  • Altizer, R. Closing the Door and Opening the Hood on the PS3 and Convergence. Association of Internet Researchers Conference 10.0, Milwaukee, WI. , , 2009.
  • Altizer, R. Roundtable on Professional Gamers. Association of Internet Researchers Conference 9.0, Copenhagen, Denmark. , , 2008.
  • Altizer, R. For a Pound of Virtual Flesh: Tales of Trade in the World of Warcraft. Association of Internet Researchers Conference 9.0, Copenhagen, Denmark. , , 2008.
  • Altizer, R. When Play Becomes Work, Research in the Videogame World of Warcraft. Association of Internet Researchers Conference 8.0, Vancouver, Canada. , , 2007.
  • Altizer, R.; Hasian, M. Critiquing the Discourse of Unlimited Presidential War Powers. National Communication Association Convention, San Antonio, TX. , , 2006.
  • Altizer, R. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Advancing the Sciences by Prosecuting Researchers. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL. , , 2004.
  • Casucci, T; Shipman, JP; Altizer, R; and Zagal, JP. Shhh! We’re Making New Technologies in the Library and You Can Too! Poster session presented at VentureWell 21st Annual Open Conference, Washington DC. Poster, Presented, 2017.
  • Altizer, R. and Casucci, T.. Virtually Team Teaching: VR and Serious Games as an Experimental Class by Games Faculty and Librarians. Poster session presented at Merge & Converge: Sixteen in ’16, the Joint Meeting of the Midwest and Midcontinental Chapters of MLA, Des Moines. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Casucci, T; Shipman, J.P.; Altizer, R.; and Zagal, J.P. Shhh! We’re Making Games in the Library and You Can Too. Poster session presented at 1st International Joint Conference of DiGRA and FDG, Dundee, Scotland. Poster, Presented, 2016.
  • Jensen, M.; Casucci, T.; Bown, R.; Runburg, M.; Altizer, R. Research Quest: Six Design Boxes and Six Iterations towards a Game to Teach Critical Thinking. Poster session presented at Foundations of Digital Games Conference (FDG2015), Pacific Grove, CA. Poster, Presented, 2015.
  • Casucci, T.; Shipman, J.P.; Langell, J.T.; and Altizer, R. Convergence and Collaboration: Partnering with Medical Therapeutic Devices & Apps Innovations. Poster session presented at QuintEssential Meeting, Denver. Poster, Presented, 2014.
  • Casucci, T.; Shipman, JP.; Langell, JT.; Altizer, R. Beyond Borders: Partnering with Medical Therapeutic Devices & Apps Innovations [Business & Finance Division Session]. Poster session presented at Special Libraries Association 2014 Annual Conference & INFOEXPO, Vancouver, Canada. Poster, Presented, 2014.
  • Casucci, T.; Shipman, J.P.; Langell, JT.; Altizer, R. Beyond Borders: Partnering with Medical Therapeutic Devices & Apps Innovations [All Sciences Session]. Poster session presented at All Sciences Poster Session at Special Libraries Association 2014 Annual Conference & INFOEXPO, Vancouver, Canada. Poster, Presented, 2014.
  • Casucci, T.; Shipman, J.P.; Langell, J.T.; & Altizer, R. (2014). Beyond Borders: Partnering with Medical Therapeutic Devices & Apps Innovations [Joint Session]. Poster session presented at Special Libraries Association 2014 Annual Conference & INFOEXPO, Vancouver, Canada. Poster, Presented, 2014.
  • Shipman, J.P.; Casucci, T.; Langell, J.; Altizer, R. Information Future: Partnering with Medical Therapeutic Device & Applications Innovations. Poster session presented at Medical Library Association, Chicago, IL. Poster, Presented, 2014.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Translation and Implementation Science Research for Heart, Lung, Blood Diseases, and Sleep Disorders. PI: Jordan B. King. - 2026. Total project budget to date:
  • Testing SupportGroove: A Novel MHealth Intervention for Couples Coping with Spinal Cord Injury. PI: Alexandra L. Terrill. - 2024. Total project budget to date:
  • Neuroplasticity-Based Computer Remediation (NCCR) for Treatment Resistant Late-Life Depression. PI: Sarah Shizuko Morimoto. - 2026. Total project budget to date:
  • The Effect of Mobile Immersive Video and Motivation and Problem Solving on Enrollment in the Diabetes Prevention Program. PI: Bryan Gibson. - 2022. Total project budget to date:
  • Value-Based Medical Student Education. PI: Ty Triston Dickerson. - 2024. Total project budget to date:
  • VR for Burns Therapy, Engagement Grant. PI: - 2020. Total project budget to date:
  • All of Us Research Program total award to Utah partners: $8,700,000 The GApp Lab (Altizer) sub-award $1,000,000. PI: Louisa A. Stark. - 2024. Total project budget to date:
  • SCIPPR-D. PI: Co-PI(s): Jackie Einerson, Maija A. Reblin, Justin MacKenzie, Alexandra L. Terrill. - 2019. Total project budget to date:
  • Emergency Ops. PI: Co-PI(s): Gordon Crabtree, Kevin Swallow, Phil Chaffee. - 2019. Total project budget to date:
  • Sixth Sensing: Customer-Facing App Development for the Sixth Sensing Patient Respiratory Monitor. PI: - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • Gamification of the Clinical Trials Accrual Process. PI: Erin Johnson. - 2019. Total project budget to date:
  • Surgery Checklist. PI: John T. Langell. - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • Choreografish: A Virtual Reality (VR) Game Co-Designed with Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum. PI: Co-PI(s): Cheryl Wright, Eric Handman. - 2020. Total project budget to date:
  • Color Me Healthy. PI: Lauri Linder. - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • DinoLab. PI: - 2019. Total project budget to date:
  • GABEE (Meaning of Screening, Gene the Gnome, AIPPE). PI: Co-PI(s): Jeffrey R. Botkin, Bob G. Wong, Erin Rothwell, Kimberly Kaphingst, Cornelia Ulrich. - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • NeuroGrow, Neural Health Network, Apathy Game. PI: Sarah Shizuko Morimoto. - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • Take-Home Toolkit. PI: Co-PI(s): Andrea S. Wallace. - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • Of Mice and Meadows. PI: - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • Neurotracker with Surgical Training Experiment. PI: Co-PI(s): Daniel J. Vargo, John T. Langell. - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • BSW: UT IV-E Training for MSW and BSW Students. PI: Mcdonald, Chad. Co-PI(s): Matthew Davis (01007509). - 2022. Total project budget to date:
  • Tilt Tracker, (Tetra Sports). PI: Jeffrey P. Rosenbluth. Co-PI(s): Stephen K. Trapp. - 2017. Total project budget to date:
  • VirtuaLimb, ArmCraft. PI: Co-PI(s): null, null. - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • Data User Interface. PI: Brian Jackson. Co-PI(s): Stephen Bulkley, Arbab Ameen. - 2016. Total project budget to date:
  • Arup App. PI: - 2016. Total project budget to date:
  • UCEER: Utah Center of Excellence in ELSI Research. PI: Jeffrey R. Botkin. - 2020. Total project budget to date:
  • Meaning Of Screening. PI: Co-PI(s): Jeffrey R. Botkin, Robert F. Wong, Erin Johnson. - 2016. Total project budget to date:
  • Wearable Stress. PI: Co-PI(s): Robert R Kessler. - 2016. Total project budget to date:
  • Communal Feedback as an Innovative Alternative to Skin Self-Exam. PI: Jakob Daniel Jensen. - 2020. Total project budget to date:
  • Epa Ee Gaming. PI: Co-PI(s): Kerry E. Kelly. - 2016. Total project budget to date:
  • Gene The Gnome - Newborn Genetic Screening Tool. PI: Erin Rothwell. Co-PI(s): Jose Zagal. - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Medical Assistant Planner (MAP) - Breast Cancer Online Tool. PI: Marty Clayton. - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Improved Prenatal Genetic Screening Decision Making Through Interactive Technology. PI: Erin Rothwell. Co-PI(s): Jose Zagal. - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • Librarians in Oz. PI: Jean Shipman. - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Using Situated Learning (Proposal ID: 10036151V1). PI: Qing Treitler Zeng. - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Veincraft: Vascular Access. PI: Co-PI(s): Jose Zagal, Robert Kessler. - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Health System Innovation Grant. PI: Co-PI(s): John T. Langell. - 2016. Total project budget to date:
  • Simulation and Games for Adaptive Sports Equipment. PI: Jeffrey Rosenbluth. Co-PI(s): Ryan Bown. - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • An Educational Game Analytics Framework for Modelling Feedback and Assessment for Improving Learner Engagement in Australian Higher Education Institutions. PI: Sara de Freitas. - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Avatar IVR. PI: Kathi H. Mooney. - 2016. Total project budget to date:
  • BSW: UT IV-E Training for MSW and BSW Students. PI: Mcdonald, Chad. - 2017. Total project budget to date:
  • Adaptive Skiing Technology for Tetrapalegics. PI: Jeffrey P. Rosenbluth. Co-PI(s): Ryan Bown. - 2018. Total project budget to date:
  • UCAIR/Air-Play Received a grant to create a videogame to educate high school students about actions they can take and the policies that affect air quality in the Wasatch Front. PI: - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Doodle Health. PI: Co-PI(s): Jose Zagal, Qing Chen (00114899). - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Canyon Explorer and Explore Your Environment Development. PI: Co-PI(s): Jose Zagal. - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Oppy Animation. PI: Co-PI(s): Mark C. Van Langeveld (00319743). - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Canyon Adventure: A natural history museum wayfinding game. PI: - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Arches Saves Your Bacon Development. PI: - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Open EHR: Open-source electronic health records system for rural and underserved communities. PI: John Langell. - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • AIPPE Ethics Explorer: Prenatal genetics screening educational tool. PI: Co-PI(s): Jose Zagal, Erin Witter Rothwell (00204259). - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Arches Saves Your Bacon: Healthcare insurance educational games. PI: - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Type 2 + U: Educational avatar system for adults with diabetes. PI: Bryan Gibson. - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Games And Simulations. PI: Mark C. Van Langeveld. Co-PI(s): Mark C. Van Langeveld, Jose P Zagal. - 2016. Total project budget to date:
  • Gaming For Air Quality. PI: Co-PI(s): Kerry E. Kelly. - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Echannel: A EHSL Software Portal and Archive. PI: Jose Zagal. Co-PI(s): Ryan Bown, Jean Pugh Shipman (00631565). - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Oppy Runner. PI: Co-PI(s): Mark C. Van Langeveld (00319743). - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Uplay Piano: Novel piano learning platform. PI: - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Kinect-ing PT and Kids: A two-way physical therapy videogame for patients and providers. PI: - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Medical Home Portal Project. PI: Co-PI(s): Mark Van Langeveld, Jose Zagal, Chuck Norlan. - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • Collaboration Connect: A Health Sciences Research Innovation Prototype. PI: Rachel Hess. - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Rockwell Collins Image Generation Tech & the Gaming Engine Tech. PI: Mark Van Langeveld. Co-PI(s): Jose Zagal. - 2014. Total project budget to date:
  • AirPlay: UCAIR clean air educational videogame. PI: Kerry Kelly. Co-PI(s): Ryan Bown, Jose Zagal. - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Research Quest: Critical Thinking Curriculum. PI: Co-PI(s): Ryan Bown, Jose Zagal. - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Diabetes Game: An prototype glucometer engagement platform. PI: Co-PI(s): Kessler, Robert R. - 2015. Total project budget to date:
  • Natural Gas Safety Game. PI: - 2013. Total project budget to date:
  • Burnt Toast: Educational Game. PI: - 2013. Total project budget to date:
  • Smarty Pants: Pets. PI: Co-PI(s): Robert R Kessler. - 2012. Total project budget to date:
  • Cat Siena Game: Pete the Cat. PI: Co-PI(s): Robert Kessler. - 2012. Total project budget to date:
  • Sony PlayStation 3 Development Kit. PI: - 2012. Total project budget to date:
  • Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) Grant: Diabetes Education Game. PI: Co-PI(s): Robert Kessler, Bryan Smith Gibson (00020501). - 2012. Total project budget to date:
  • A Game Without Rules. PI: - 2012. Total project budget to date:
  • PE Video Game Development Grant. PI: Co-PI(s): Rober Kessler. - 2012. Total project budget to date:
  • Patient Empowerment Video Game. PI: Co-PI(s): Rober Kessler. - 2011. Total project budget to date:
  • Sony Move.me Seed Program - awarded beta PlayStation Move hardware and development kit. PI: Co-PI(s): Robert R Kessler (00034190). - 2011. Total project budget to date:
  • Pete The Cat: A Children's iPad Game. PI: - 2011. Total project budget to date:
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Arts and Technology (CIDAT) Fellowship: 3D Virtual World for Fibromyalgia Pain Relief. Declined due to being appointed center director. PI: - 2008. Total project budget to date:
  • Microsoft XNA Grant. 20 Xbox 360’s, several videogames to further videogame education at the University of Utah. PI: Co-PI(s): Robert Kessler. - 2008. Total project budget to date:

Languages

  • English, Fluent.

Publications

  • Campbell C, Mleynek T, Steele B, Kulina, M, Smith J, Ferraro, J, Teramoto, M, Lee V, Alizer, R, Rosenbluth J (date unknown). Novel assistive device as a training tool for spinal cord sailing simulator. (pp. 579-604). Vol. 40. Accepted, .
  • Avatars AssembledThe Social and Technical Anatomy of Digital Bodies. (date unknown). Pixels and Polygons: The Stuff of Light Beings.. Peter Lang. Accepted, .
  • Butcher, K., Runburg, M. and Altizer, R. (date unknown). Dino Lab: Designing and Developing an Educational Game for Critical Thinking.. (pp. 115-148). IGI. Accepted, .
  • Altizer, R. (date unknown). King of All Cosmos. Rowman & Littlefield. Accepted, .
  • Shipman J.P., Altizer, R., Zagal, J.P. (date unknown). Interview with Roger Altizer, Ph.D. and José Zagal, Ph.D.. (pp. 13-22). Rowman and Littlefield. Accepted, .
  • Altizer, R. (date unknown). Applying Innovation to Patient Education and Behavior.. (pp. 13-22). Rowman and Littlefield. Accepted, .
  • Altizer, R., Zagal, J., Johnson, E., Wong, B., Anderson, R., Botkin, J., & Rothwell, E. (date unknown). Design Box Case Study: Facilitating Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Participatory Design in Game Development. ACM. Accepted, .
  • Zagal, JP., & Altizer, R. (date unknown). Placeholder Content in Game Development: Benefits and Challenges. (pp. 745-750). Vol. 2015. ACM. Accepted, .
  • Casucci, T., Shipman, J.P., Langell, JT., Altizer, R., Lombardo, N.T., Jarvis, C., Le Ber, J.M., Wimmer, E., & McIntyre, M. (date unknown). Converging Spaces with Innovation Initiatives Leads to Beneficial Collaboration. Accepted, .
  • Linder, L. A., & Altizer, R. (date unknown). Engaging children and healthcare providers in the co-design of a mobile technology-based symptom assessment app. Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses. Accepted, .
  • Caldwell, C., Kessler, R., Altizer, R., Van Langeveld, M. (date unknown). When the games industry and academia collide: How we impact each other. (pp. 39-43). Accepted, .
  • Caldwell, C., Kessler, R., Altizer, R., Van Langeveld, M. (date unknown). When the games industry and academia collide: How we impact each other [oral presentation also given]. (pp. 1,4, 7-9). Accepted, .
  • Altizer R, Zagal JP (date unknown). Designing Inside the Box or Pitching Practices in Industry and Education [oral presentation also given]. Accepted, .
  • Zagal JP, Altizer R (date unknown). Examining ‘RPG Elements’: Systems of Character Progression [oral presentation also given]. Accepted, .
  • Altizer R, Zagal JP (date unknown). Pitch Perfect or Exploring Pitching Practices in Industry and Games Education [oral presentation also given]. Accepted, .
  • Christensen C, Redd D, Lake E, Shipman JP, Aiono H, Altizer Jr R, Bray BE, Zeng QT (date unknown). Doodle Health: A Crowdsourcing Game for the Co-design and Testing of Pictographs to Reduce Disparities in Healthcare Communication. (pp. 585). Vol. 2017. American Medical Informatics Association. Accepted, .
  • Kessler R, van Langeveld M, Altizer R (date unknown). Entertainment Arts and Engineering or How to Fast Track A New Interdisciplinary Program; paper also presented at the SIGSCE 2009 – Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Chattanooga, TN. (pp. 539-43). Accepted, .
  • Bills P, Zagal J, Shipman J, Moody S, Larson E, Bhavsar S, Jarvis C, Casucci T, Rethlefsen M, Lombardo N, Altizer R (date unknown). Saved Games: Librarians Levelling Up With Games For Health. Accepted, .
  • Casucci T, Shipman JP, Altizer R. (date unknown). Surgeons, Librarians and Gamers, Oh My!. Vol. 29. eSynapse. Accepted, .
  • Zagal JP, Altizer R, Zeng-Treitler Q, Shipman J, Lake E, Aiono H, Malheiro M, Christensen C (date unknown). Doodle Health: Games as Cultural Probes [oral presentation also given]. (pp. 11-2). Accepted, .
  • Caldwell C, Bruggers C, Altizer R, Bulaj G, D’Ambrosio T, Kessler R, Christiansen B (date unknown). The Intersection of Video Games and Patient Empowerment: Case Study of a Real World Application [oral presentation also given]. Accepted, .
  • Rausch, A., Altizer, R., Parry A. (date unknown). Gaikokugo Communication in an Intensive Course Format – Case Study Report and Recommendations. 41-61. Accepted, .
  • Bruggers, C.S., Altizer, R., Kessler, R.R., Caldwell, C.B., Coppersmith, K., Warner, L., Davies, B., Paterson, W., Wilcken, J., D'Ambrosio, T.A., German, M.L., Hanson, G.R., Gershan, L.A., Korenberg, J.R., Bulaj, G. (date unknown). Patient-empowerment interactive technologies. Vol. 4, 152ps16. Accepted, .
  • Terrill, A.L., MacKenzie, J.J., Reblin, M., Einerson, J., Ferraro, J., Altizer, R. (date unknown). A Collaboration Between Game Developers and Rehabilitation Researchers to Develop a Web-Based App for Persons With Physical Disabilities: Case Study. Vol. 6, e13511. Accepted, .
  • Morimoto, S.S., Altizer, R., Gunning, F.M., Hu, W., Liu, J., Cote, S.E., Nitis, J., Alexopoulos, G.S. (date unknown). Targeting Cognitive Control Deficits With Neuroplasticity-Based Computerized Cognitive Remediation in Patients With Geriatric Major Depression: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Trial. Vol. 28, 971-980. Accepted, .
  • Rothwell, E., Johnson, E., Wong, B., Rose, N.C., Latendresse, G., Altizer, R., Zagal, J., Smid, M., Watson, A. and Botkin, J.R. (date unknown). The Use of a Game-Based Decision Aid to Educate Pregnant Women about Prenatal Screening: A Randomized Controlled Study. Accepted, .
  • Gibson B, Simonsen S, Barton J, Zhang Y, Altizer R, Lundberg K, Wetter DW (date unknown). Motivation and Problem Solving Versus Mobile 360° Videos to Promote Enrollment in the National Diabetes Prevention Program's Lifestyle Change Program Among People With Prediabetes: Protocol for a Randomized Trial. Vol. 10, e28884. Accepted, .
  • Christensen C, Redd D, Lake E, Shipman JP, Aiono H, Altizer R Jr, Bray BE, Zeng QT (date unknown). Doodle Health: A Crowdsourcing Game for the Co-design and Testing of Pictographs to Reduce Disparities in Healthcare Communication. Vol. 2017, 585-594. Accepted, .
  • Rothwell E, Johnson E, Wong B, Rose NC, Latendresse G, Altizer R, Zagal J, Smid M, Watson A, Botkin JR (date unknown). The Use of a Game-Based Decision Aid to Educate Pregnant Women about Prenatal Screening: A Randomized Controlled Study. Vol. 36, 322-328. Accepted, .
  • Linder LA, Newman AR, Stegenga K, Chiu YS, Wawrzynski SE, Kramer H, Weir C, Narus S, Altizer R (date unknown). Feasibility and acceptability of a game-based symptom-reporting app for children with cancer: perspectives of children and parents. Vol. 29, 301-310. Accepted, .
  • Alexandra L Terrill, Justin MacKenzie, Maija Reblin, Jackie Einerson, Jesse Ferraro, Roger Altizer (date unknown). Helping Couples With Spinal Cord Injury Get Their Groove Back: Interdisciplinary Online Intervention Development. Vol. 99, e61. Accepted, .
  • Trapp, S.K., Altizer, R., Merryweather, A., Lee, V., Campbell, C., Rivera-Melo, B., Liu, A., Imburgia, R., Waller, L., & Rosenbluth, J. (date unknown). Tilt Tracker: Technical Note on an mHealth System to Monitor and Prevent Ulcer Development among Power Wheelchair Users. Accepted, .
  • Altizer, R. (date unknown). When a Game Launch is More than a Game (open letter to students). RedThread, Official Blog of the University of Utah. Accepted, .
  • Altizer R (date unknown). The Patient Empowerment Game (PE Game). Accepted, .
  • Altizer R, Zagal J (date unknown). Calorie Crawl Saga: The Candy Kings Cometh. Accepted, .
  • Altizer R (date unknown). Hoardzz Heroes. Xbox Live Indie Games, Microsoft. Game Makers Anonymous. Accepted, .
  • Altizer R (date unknown). A Game With/Out Rules (Critical Art Game on Display). The Leonardo Museum. Accepted, .
  • Altizer R (date unknown). Hoardzz. Xbox Live Indie Games, Microsoft. Game Makers Anonymous. Accepted, .
  • Kessler R, van Langeveld M, Altizer R (date unknown). Entertainment Arts and Engineering or How to Fast Track A New Interdisciplinary Program. (pp. 539-43). Vol. 41. Accepted, .