Psychology Department colloquium to feature presentation by Dr. Nicole Werner

Nicole Werner, Ph.D., will present “Transforming the Care Partner Journey through Human-centered Sociotechnical System Design” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 via Zoom.

Werner is an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering at University of Wisconsin-Madison, director of the Wisconsin Institute for Healthcare Systems Engineering, and care research technology and small business liaison leader in the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

Trained in Human Factors and Applied Cognitive Psychology, she is a systems thinker and human-centered design evangelist committed to revolutionizing the patient journey through human-centered sociotechnical system design. Her research has advanced foundational knowledge of the patient journey and informed the design of technology-based behavioral interventions to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities, particularly among older and vulnerable populations and their care partners.