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Adtalem Global Education Earns “Best in Show” Award for Simulation in Healthcare


CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a leading global education
provider, was honored for the second time with the Best in Show award at
the annual International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare, recently
held in Los Angeles, California. The Adtalem team shared its award with
Arch Virtual for their Virtual Reality Airway Learning Lab, a program
that uses cutting edge virtual reality technology in clinical education.


Upwards of 3,300 educators, clinicians, researchers, and other
professionals attended the meeting, sponsored by the Society for
Simulation in Healthcare, to highlight the latest innovations and best
practices in healthcare simulation. “The International Meeting for
Simulation in Healthcare is the largest and most recognized event
related to the use of simulation and emerging educational technology
such as games and virtual reality for clinical education and research,”
said Ramin Nadaf, vice president of innovation and education services at
Adtalem. “We were pleased to have the opportunity to demonstrate our use
of virtual reality in higher education, and to bring new ideas back to
our institutions at Adtalem.”

The Virtual Reality Airway Lab uses the Oculus Rift virtual reality
system to provide an immersive learning experience that leverages
interactive, high-definition applied anatomy imagery to situate core
concepts for medical, nursing and health sciences education.

Adtalem’s innovation and technology team focuses on developing
simulation, gaming and virtual reality technology to support all its
educational institutions, including programs in medical, veterinary,
nursing and allied health education. This was the second time that
Adtalem has won the Best in Show award, having won in 2016 for
demonstrating a mixed-reality imaging system designed to support anatomy
and physiology education. In addition to winning Best in Show, Adtalem’s
senior leader for innovation, Eric Bauman, PhD, FSSH, RN, was presented
with the Leadership Award for Serious Games and Virtual Environments for
his numerous contributions to the field of healthcare simulation.

About Adtalem Global Education

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to
achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to
our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member
S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the
parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American
University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Association of Certified
Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, Becker Professional Education,
Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its
Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine
and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information,
please visit adtalem.com.



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