If you haven’t heard about the University of Minnesota’s new iOS app, HealthQuest, then hold onto your smartphone because this is pretty big news.
With HealthQuest, the University is inviting users on a photo scavenger hunt across the Minnesota State Fair. Each of the items you need to find connect back to our University’s health programs.
HealthQuest gives you the clues, you snap photos of the objects with your iPhone or iPad.
When you’re done, submit the photos you’ve collected and you’ll be entered you to win a weekly prize of an iPad Mini or a daily prize of an iPod shuffle. Seriously. It’s that simple.
Check out the commercial above, then head over to the iTunes App Store to download the app today.
After a long winter, many folks are eager to enjoy the sunshine and outdoor activities that come with summer. Ingrid Polcari, M.D., an assistant professor in the University of Minnesota Department of Dermatology, offers some tips to Health Talk readers on how to avoid sun as well as sunburns and thermal burns.
In the #UMN Medical Devices Center, workstations might look cluttered, but each piece is critical and helps lead to medical & engineering discoveries.
Researchers in the Largaespada lab are already hard at work in the brand new #Cancer & Cardiovascular Research building.
As the Academic Health Center’s multimedia producer I get the opportunity to work with many talented and brilliant researchers.
Sometimes, the creativity and passion of these physicians and scientists literally blows you away. John Ohlfest, Ph.D., was one of those people.
I was deeply saddened to hear about the loss of John last week; he was one of the most dedicated, passionate and genuinely nice researchers I’ve ever met during my time with the AHC.