Thursday, September 28, 2023 5pm to 6:30pm
About this Event
150 Western Avenuehttps://events.seas.harvard.edu/event/inclusion_by_design_-_one_size_does_not_fit_all_medical_instruments_and_ppe
In healthcare, properly fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) is challenging to find. With gowns that are too long, and gloves, safety goggles and masks that are too big, the safety, health and performance of our frontline workers, especially women, is put at risk, on the job, every day.
Hear from experts in the field including Hilary Gallin, MD, MB, creator of the FastLine medical device, Nicole Jiam, MD, neurotology surgeon-scientist at the Harvard Medical School & Mass Eye and Ear, Felicia Liang, a multidisciplinary product & service designer, and Karen Korellis Reuther, Design Critic at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design.