The Neurophilia Podcast

A Conversation with Dr. Zach London and Dr. Ali Christy: Neurology Through Games

March 18, 2024 Season 2 Episode 11
The Neurophilia Podcast
A Conversation with Dr. Zach London and Dr. Ali Christy: Neurology Through Games
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Show Notes

Welcome back to the Neurophilia Podcast! Today we are joined by the legendary duo Dr. Zach London and Dr. Ali Christy to talk more about game-based learning in the field of neurology including their games Endowed Chairs and Neurdle.  Listen along to learn more about the origins of the London-Christy duo, the process of game development, and the future projects of London-Christy. This podcast was a blast to record and we hope you enjoy listening to the full episode! 

Dr. Zach London is a neuromuscular neurologist and adult neurology program director at the University of Michigan. He is the founder of NeurdGames and the Hard Taco Project. He is passionate about education beyond the classroom and has dedicated his professional career to creating playful and accessible ways to teach clinical neurology. For his passion and efforts, Dr. London was awarded the AAN’s most prestigious teaching award, the A.B. Baker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Neurologic Education in 2023.

Dr. Ali Christy is a pediatric neurologist in Portland, Oregon with a focus on neuroimmunology and a love of the history of medicine, particularly the stories of early women physicians. She is the deputy editor of the Journal of Child Neurology, and she makes podcasts for these journals as well.

Follow Dr.  Zach London on Twitter @Zach_London
Follow Dr.  Ali Christy on Twitter @OligoclonalBand
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Edwards, S. L., Gantwerker, E., Cosimini, M., Christy, A. L., Kaur, A. W., Helms, A. K., Stiver, M. L., & London, Z. (2023). Game-based learning in Neuroscience. Neurology Education, 2(4). https://doi.org/10.1212/ne9.0000000000200103

https://www.neurdle.com/
https://www.neurdgames.com/

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