Uma is a Design Fellow at Rock Health.org, where she works on the Equitable Design Initiative to support digital health innovators develop solutions that meet the needs of communities facing systemic inequities. She also works at Health DesignED, a design and innovation center at Emory University, where she supports the implementation of new care delivery methods that meet people where they are in their care journey. Uma has a background in community engagement and healthcare services for uninsured populations, and also previously worked as a teacher in an urban, underserved area. She is a graduate of the UC Davis, where she earned her B.S. degree in Biological Sciences.
Learned Indian Classical Dance (Bharatanatyam) for 15 years growing up
Known to spend her time tidepooling at Northern California beaches
Collects vegan and vegetarian recipes
Insights from Uma
Designing for multi-user experiences: Digital health innovation for the care economy