Designing the Digital Future of Health Care: Ravi Patel

August 19, 2020

Ravi is a teacher, a researcher, and an innovator. He has a lot of interests and a lot of questions, such as how do different people interact and experience health care? What can we learn from those experiences? How might we inform and design a better health care experience?  Ravi is constantly tackling these questions with his students and through his research, but like many, he’s adapting his approach to changing conditions.

About Patel

Ravi Patel, PharmD is the Lead Innovation Advisor for the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Pharmacy. He also helps lead the Pitt Challenge Hackathon. Patel received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Pittsburgh.


Key Highlights

  • 1:38 Racing towards science
  • 4:34 Pharmacy at Pitt
  • 6:30 Human-centered design
  • 11:52 Adapting to COVID-19
  • 16:34 Pitt+Me Registry
  • 19:15 Running around Pittsburgh
  • 21:52 Perpetually “interested”
  • 24:32 What if?