The Health Sciences Design program engages undergraduate, graduate and professional students from all disciplines in the development of solutions to health care challenges. The program offers a unique innovation space that includes advanced equipment and expert faculty and staff, giving students an opportunity to develop critical skills and competencies in health sciences design thinking.

Established in 2019, Health Sciences Design is a strategic initiative of the University of Arizona Health Sciences, founded to fulfill Health Sciences’ mission to promote next-generation education that prepares students to build and lead the future of health care.

What is Design Thinking?

Design thinking is a creative problem-solving approach that involves a holistic understanding of a problem, an in-depth exploration of possible solutions and a thorough testing process. By learning a new way of viewing the world, design thinkers can tackle messy problems that don’t have clear-cut answers.

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Contact Us

To learn more, please contact Matt Peters at mwpeters@arizona.edu or 520-626-6226.