Improving Health Care through Human Centered Design
I had the privilege of attending the Health Experience Refactored Conference in Boston. As a designer who has done research and published work in the community health space, I have seen first hand the importance of intentional and purposeful design. How can we use our approach as designers in influencing behavioral change for the better?
Reflection Through Design: Immigrant Women’s Self-Reflection on Managing Health and Wellness.
Apr 2014, CHI'14: Proceedings of the 2014 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Women comprise nearly half of the immigrant population worldwide and are susceptible to a wider range of health challenges compared to immigrant men. We present the findings of four participatory design sessions with immigrant women from the Caribbean to identify health and wellness challenges they faced and to conceptualize technologies to help them manage these issues. +2 coauthors
I am What I Eat: Identity & Critical Thinking in an Online Health Forum for Kids.
2013, CHI'13: Proceedings of the 2014 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
An online platform was developed to study how fast food advertisements affected the health of children in low income areas. +5 coauthors