Professor Daphne Flynn
Daphne is Director of Design Health Collab, Monash Art, Design and Architecture’s Health and Wellbeing lab. Daphne works to encourage collaboration with university researchers, industry partners and medical bodies.
As a Practice Professor, Daphne draws on a broad range of experiences with various design consultancies, as well as a variety of business from small firms to multinational companies.
Daphne’s interest is in applying design thinking methodology to facilitate innovation, particularly in the area of healthcare and wellbeing.
Whether the challenge is considering the ergonomics and ease of use of medtech devices or creating better patient experiences in healthcare organisations, design can play a central role in facilitating innovation and change.
Daphne’s experience includes collaborations with MIME in medtech research, designing the award-winning asthma prediction device X-halo, and investigating a Hospital-to-Home healthcare pilot program for Philips.