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Monday, April 3, Reception at 5:00, Lecture at 5:30pm
College of Architecture and Planning, Room 2005, CU Building, 1250 14th Street, Denver

Nick Dawson, Executive Director, Johns Hopkins Sibley Innovation Hub, and Chair, Executive Board Medicine X, Stanford University 

"Co-designing with Patients"

Nick Dawson photoNick Dawson is a proponent of human-centered design in healthcare as a way to create a health system which is more desirable, compassionate and advanced. He is an advisor to Stanford Medicine X and is the president-of the Society for Participatory Medicine. In 2014 he joined Johns-Hopkins Sibley InnovationHub as Executive Director of Innovation, where he helps lead an innovation team to tackle both simple and complex challenges for patients, staff and providers. His past roles include hospital leadership of departments including strategy, finance and operations.  He skis in the winter, runs most days and is forever restoring his antique Land Rover. Nick has participated in a variety of national-level healthcare discussions. Examples include facilitating the White House and USAID’s Ebola Grand Challenge, the White House Stanford Precision Medicine Summit, President Obama's Healthcare Champions of Change, and Vice President Biden's Cancer Moonshot. Visit his website and meet his adorable dog Ippa​.

This lecture is part of the Health & Design Lecture Series sponsored by the Colorado Health Foundation.

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