Veronica Alfaro is a senior Design Technologist on the NYU Population Health Research team. Her work occurs in the intersection between accessibility and health care through the fields of human-centered design, user experience, user interface design, and information visualization. Her most recent focus is on reimagining health care and the use of technology and design to improve the relationship between patients and health care providers in the FuturePractice| HiBRID lab. Additionally, she focuses on the design of frameworks for developing customizable assistive technologies for individuals with disabilities, which she developed as part of her residency in the NYU Ability Project. She has an MPS degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program.
In Part 1, the following items were discussed: how she became interested in designing assistive technologies; use of 3D printing in producing custom educational materials and medical devices; her role in the the FuturePractice/HiBRID team; and how the digital health component is integrated into the various FuturePractice/HiBRID activities.