Undergraduate Fine Arts and Design

Kate Clayton

Kate Clayton


Kate teaches user experience and user interface design (UX & UI). Professionally, she leads research and product design for a health tech startup in Palo Alto, and has previously led product and service design at large health systems, tech startups, research labs, and federal health agencies. Her work balances principles of visual design, interaction design, and human-centered design with behavioral science and evidence-based medicine to improve health outcomes. Kate has written for Behavioral Scientist and has won design awards from Core77, Penn Medicine, and others. She serves as a human-centered design specialist for the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) and has created designs for the US organ allocation system. Kate earned her BA in Design summa cum laude and phi beta kappa from the University of Pennsylvania, and completed a masters summer program in interaction design from the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID), Denmark.

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