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Bernie Garrett, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

School of Nursing

Faculty of Applied Science

University of British Columbia

My research has two main foci:

1. Virtual Reality (VR) health applications
2. Deceptive practices in healthcare. The psychological and social factors involved in marketing and uptake of health scams. These include, fake medical, nutritional, behavioural and alternative medicine therapeutics.

I am currently researching VR as an adjunctive pain control therapy for chronic pain.

Research Keywords: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Deception in Healthcare

CIHR Pillar(s): 
Clinical Research, Social, Cultural, Environmental and Population Health Research

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