Articles by Alison Schwartz

Dr. Schwartz is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She attended Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Harvard Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She is the current Chief Medical Officer at FAU Student Health Services. Prior to her arrival in Jan 2018, Dr. Schwartz was Co-Director of the MGH Down Syndrome Program.

Co-Design Process of a Smart Phone App to Help People With Down Syndrome Manage Their Nutritional Habits

Abstract People with Down syndrome (DS) often have trouble making healthy food choices. This article describes the user-centered design process of developing a smart phone app that could potentially help people with DS make better nutritional decisions when dining out at a restaurant. This work builds on multiple areas of HCI expertise, including user-centered design, […] [Read More]