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Health, Design & Business: Design Thinking for Health Innovation

  • Dell Medical School - Health Discovery Building 1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. B Room 1.208 Austin, TX 78712 (map)
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How do you incorporate design thinking into health innovation?

Drawing examples from nearly two decades of experience, José Colucci talks about the business impact of design in health. José was an IDEO associate partner and portfolio director for 16 years, and he currently serves as director of R&D at the Design Institute for Health at Dell Medical School.

About the Speaker:

José Colucci is the director of Research & Development of the Design Institute for Health (DIH), a unique institution where design approaches to solving systemic health care challenges are integrated in medical education at Dell Medical School and applied in practice to population health.

Before joining the DIH, José was a senior director and associated partner at IDEO for 16 years, vice president of Research & Development of ITI, in Canada; and prior to that, he was the general manager of the Medical Engineering Division at FUNBEC - Brazil's largest manufacturer of medical electronics for cardiology.

José has a B.S. in mechanical engineering, an MS in industrial design and a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a guest lecturer at Harvard, MIT Sloan School of Management and Olin School of Engineering. Currently he also has a part-time teaching appointment at The University of Texas at Austin.

Live Streaming Locations:

The event will be live streamed to additional locations. Please select which location you plan on attending in your response:

  • UT Health San Antonio, Center on Smart and Connected Health Technologies, School of Nursing Room 1.229

  • The University of Texas at Dallas – Blackstone LaunchPad, 2830 Rutford Ave, Richardson, TX 75080

  • UT Southwestern Medical Center, Bio Center Room EB1.302, 2330 Inwood Rd., Dallas, TX 75235

  • No Streaming to THBI this month

Event Sponsored by: Lee & Hayes,