Articles by Maria Oden

photo of Maria OdenDr. Oden is a Professor of Bioengineering and Director of the Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen at Rice University and co-director of Rice360 Institute for Global Health Technologies. Her work focuses on strengthening engineering education techniques to help design teams better address healthcare challenges around the world.

Development and Use of Heuristics to Evaluate Neonatal Medical Devices for Use in Low-Resource Settings

Abstract Previous research has shown that for several domains and environments, developing and using domain-specific heuristics can effectively supplement general heuristics to capture additional usability problems. However, no existing heuristic set specifically addresses medical devices for use in low-resource settings, such as hospitals in low- and middle-income countries. These settings are limited by a lack […] [Read More]