Maggie Breslin is co-director of The Patient Revolution, an initiative to skill and support patients and communities as advocates for careful and kind health care. She has spent over a decade as a designer and researcher in the healthcare space with a particular focus on understanding the social and temporal conditions necessary to bring ideas to fruition. She spent 7+ years at the Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation and continues to collaborate with patients, doctors, clinics, hospitals and other researchers across the globe on the development of healthcare tools and programs that aim to improve the ways we talk to each other about our lives and our health.
She teaches in the Design for Social Innovation program at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in NYC. She has published in journals ranging from Design Issues to Archives of Internal Medicine and had a previous life in film/television/animation/motion graphics. Maggie holds a Masters of Design (MDes) from Carnegie Mellon University and a BS in Mass Communications, Film and Television, from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.