Maggie is the director of The Patient Revolution, an action and advocacy movement for careful and kind patient care; arming patients and the public with the tools, resources and support they need to tell their stories and wrestle with uncertainty in the clinical and public spheres. She has spent over a decade as a designer and researcher in the healthcare space, including 7 years at the Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation. She collaborates with patients, doctors, clinics, hospitals and other researchers across the globe on the development of communication tools and programs that aim to foster conversations in exam rooms, hospital rooms, homes and public spaces about our lives and our health. She teaches in the Design for Social Innovation program at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in NYC. She has published in journals ranging from Design Issues to Archives of Internal Medicine and had a previous life in film/television/animation/motion graphics. Maggie holds a Masters of Design (MDes) from Carnegie Mellon University and a BS in Mass Communications, Film and Television, from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
Company/Affiliation: The Patient Revolution
Twitter: @patientrev, @sixuntilme