Principal Research Associate
Georgia Institute of Technology
Jennifer R. DuBose, M.S., EDAC, is the associate director of the SimTigrate Design Lab and principal research associate in the College of Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She is responsible for the operations of the Lab as well as project development and research. She also heads up the Innovation Accelerator for the Cognitive Empowerment Program working with people living with mild cognitive impairment to develop practical solutions to everyday challenges.
Her research focuses on evidence-based design for healthcare facilities seeking to expand the functionality of tools such as simulation, observation and mockups for understanding the impact of space on behavior and outcomes. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on evidence-based design topics such as the non-visual impacts of lighting, design of doffing spaces to reduce healthcare worker self-contamination and how primary care team spaces can support collaboration.