UX Design & Beyond: Health Informatics

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Space 2435, North Quad 

Finding professional success as UX practitioners depends on exposure to, and appreciation for disciplines other than user experience. The “UX & Beyond” speaker series attempts to bring forth diverse perspectives from a broad spectrum of fields, while deliberately drawing connections to user experience.

RSVP in iTrack to attend (lunch included).

Featuring: Dean Karavite

Principal Human-Computer Interaction Specialist, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

With nearly twenty years’ experience Dean Karavite is the Principal Human-Computer Interaction Specialist at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics. He applies information technology to support clinical research and improvements in patient outcomes while simultaneously applying HCI methods in improving the usability of these systems. His work has been applied to a number of clinical areas including cardiology, trauma, emergency medicine, and neonatology. Outside of healthcare, his work includes four years with IBM’s User-Centered Design Services and as an independent consultant in developing assistive technology solutions for people with severe disabilities. Dean has a Masters in Information Science with a concentration in HCI from the University of Michigan, School of Information.

Moderated by Aalap Doshi

Human Centered Design Leader, Michigan Medicine 

A multi-faceted designer, over the past decade Aalap has employed empathetic, people-focused, participatory, and inter-disciplinary design to solve complex and fuzzy problems in healthcare. He leads the design of the award winning UMHealthResearch, has co-founded the non-profit Findcare, and has designed physical spaces, augmented reality experiences, services, business models, new employee on-boarding experiences, and books. A UMSI alum, Aalap is passionate about building a pipeline of future designers that can positively impact the world.