DESIGN AS A CATALYST FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

The Equity and Health Innovations Design Research Lab at DePaul University focuses on the evaluation and design of technologies that support health-related experiences and position design as a catalyst for social change related to health and racial equity.

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ABOUT US

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To support the quality of life among populations that are typically neglected in design, we leverage a community-based research approach to understand how people live their day-to-day.

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The EHI Lab leverages co-design, rapid prototyping, usability testing, and product deployment to support the ways people understand and communicate topics related to their health.

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We are also interested in the ways that design can help to foster other areas of equity in the ways people live and work alongside local organizations and research groups to envision a more equitable Chicago.