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Tuesday, June 26 • 2:55pm - 3:20pm
Equity by Design: Designing with Underserved Communities: Lone Laegreid & Ingrid Viddal

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Healthcare is only responsible for a small part of our health. The social determinants of health are everything else that make up health. These are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age. Think employment, education, housing, access to clean water, etc. The burden of poor social determinants of health is not equally spread across the world. Underserved populations - groups with fewer resources such as money, knowledge, prestige, power, and beneficial social connections - experience it more. In this track we will discuss how we can focus our efforts on reducing social and environmental barriers that keep people from being healthy, how we can impact these determinants through design and how we can begin addressing root causes of health inequities.

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Aidan Hudson-Lapore

Behavior Change Designer, Mad*Pow
Aidan comes to Mad*Pow with a background in Cognitive Science and Industrial Design–a result of the Brown RISD Dual-Degree program. Aidan fits right in with our Behavior Change group because she is passionate about using science and design to deliver positive social impact. She... Read More →

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Lone Lægreid

Interaction Designer, Itera
Lone is an interaction designer at Itera, with a background in both development studies and informatics from the University of Oslo. She wrote her bachelor thesis on the use of health information systems in Ghana. For her master thesis, Lone conducted research on the type 2 diabetes... Read More →
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Ingrid Viddal

UX Designer, Itera
Ingrid is a passionate UX-designer at Itera. She wrote her master thesis at the University ofOslo, where she focused on designing for diabetes patients in South Africa. Ingrid is passionateabout using a holistic design-approach in an effort to understand and empathize with users.Ingrid... Read More →


Tuesday June 26, 2018 2:55pm - 3:20pm
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