Brendon Hale


Brendon Hale, Ph.D. is the Vice President, Health and Market Outcomes Research for Penumbra Inc. In his current role he is responsible for ensuring that clinical and market research support strategic immersive healthcare product development. He does this by partnering with academic and industry leaders to ensure the evidence generated with digital technologies and therapies support full spectrum healthcare. Previously he led the Digital Therapeutics (DTx) research team at OptumLabs where he was responsible for developing research and product roadmaps which supported optimizing use of DTx technologies and devices in healthcare. His academic background is in Human Performance and Neuroscience. He has applied this expertise to lead the development of national health and wellness programs, to design science-based behavior change approaches for use in DTx, and to develop patented personalization algorithms for use in immersive healthcare. All of his efforts are directed to ensuring that DTx technologies are adopted in healthcare and that these technologies provide value to patients, caregivers, providers, hospital systems, and learning organizations.

10:30 AM PST

Saturday March 5, 2022

The Use of VR and AR for neurologic populations - fun and games or scientific intervention?

Are you interested in using virtual reality approaches in your practice? Overwhelmed by the literature and want to make sure you are doing evidence based practice? This session will discuss current approaches and recommendations from academia, industry, and clinical practice.