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Bon Ku

Dir, Health Design Lab
Thomas Jefferson University

Dr. Bon Ku is a recognized leader in healthcare design. He created the first design thinking program for medical students at Sidney Kimmel Medical College where he is the Marta and Robert Adelson Professor of Medicine and Design, the Associate Dean for Health & Design and a practicing emergency physician. Bon directs Thomas Jefferson University’s Health Design Lab, a research group that explores medical applications of 3D printing and the design of healthier communities. His work toward redesigning healthcare has been featured widely in media outlets including The New York Times, CNBC, Architectural Digest, Fast Company. Bon is an international speaker who has been featured at conferences and universities around the world: SXSW, TEDx, Yale School of Management, Fortune Magazine, American Institute of Architects and Singapore Design Week. He co-wrote the book Health Design Thinking: Creating Products and Services for Better Health, is the host of the Design Lab Podcast and was a regular panelist on the primetime medical TV show Chasing the Cure with Ann Curry.

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Events featuring Bon Ku
Events featuring Bon Ku