Design research targeting complex socio-technical systems, particularly medical systems and devices.
Design process, Complex systems, Healthcare IT, Electronic Medical Records, Medical devices
* She received her “Diplome D’ingenieur” in Electro-Mechanical Engineering from Saint Joseph University in Lebanon in 2008.
* She was awarded a Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarship to pursue her graduate studies in Japan.
* She received her M.Sc. in Informatics from Kyoto University in 2016.
* She received her Ph.D. in Informatics from Kyoto University in 2019, with a minor in Design.
* During her master’s and doctoral courses, she specialized in Medical Informatics and studied the design process of Electronic Medical Record Systems. She focused on understanding the hidden and unarticulated needs of the users, identifying the users’ aspirations and priorities, and prioritizing the systems’ features to design in order to maximize the users’ satisfaction.
* She joined the Global Center for Medical Engineering and Informatics (MEI3 Center) team as a Specially Appointed Assistant Professor in 2019.
* Currently, she is researching design methods and tools to optimize the design process of Electronic Medical Records systems and medical devices.