Traveling hands-on exhibit visits UC Davis Medical Center ...
NEWS | February 9, 2018

Traveling hands-on exhibit visits UC Davis Medical Center TODAY, Feb. 9

(SACRAMENTO)

WHO:  UC Davis physicians, nurses and scientists are hosting the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey, a traveling, hands-on exhibit to raise awareness about precision medicine. The event is free, open to the public and wheelchair-accessible.

WHAT: Precision medicine is an approach that takes into account individual differences such as where you live, what you do and your family health history to keep people healthy and identify the best treatments

FEATURES/ACTIVITIES:            

Animated video explaining what precision medicine is

Exploration Station with hearing test to find out how well you hear by identifying sounds; vision test to play “I Spy” while using different strength reading glasses; an insulin simulator to learn how insulin regulates blood sugar levels; and a microscope to test your research skills by comparing slides and common specimens

Discovery Kiosk, where participants can use tablets to watch videos, get answers to common questions and enroll

Story wall as well as One-in-a-Million photo experience, where attendees can learn about important precision medicine factors

WHENFriday, Feb. 9
              11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: UC Davis Medical Center, Parking Lot 12, 4820 X Street, Sacramento (link to map)

More Information:

UC Davis is leading the information-gathering effort for the state of California. Sacramento is just one stop on the All of Us Journey’s 37-week national tour. More information is available at joinallofus.org

Follow @allofusresearch on Twitter and Facebook and at @UCDavisHealth #JoinAllofUs