Ronald Akiki

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Ron is a second-year medical student at Brown University. Ron’s interest in design stems from seeking creative solutions through the process of innovation (“idea generation, evaluation, conversion, diffusion and adoption”). Ron is especially interested in applying advanced technology innovations such as 3D printing, virtual reality and augmented reality to clinical settings for improved patient care and outcomes as well as to medical school curriculums.

Jessica Hile

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Jessica Hile

Rhode Island School of Design

I have always been interested in design, and coming from a family of medical professionals I also have a strong desire to integrate the two. While I will never be a nurse or doctor, I hope to impact the medical field in other ways.

Maya Singh

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Maya Singh

Brown University

Maya is a senior in the Contemplative Studies department at Brown University with an interest in design + (emergency) medicine. Maya was part of the EM track in 2017, and has since conducted clinical research at Hasbro Children's Hospital to address the needs of children with Autism in the Emergency Department.