Ben Alpers - Selected Work

UX Research

With Design for America, I created and led a team to investigate the application of design thinking to distracted driving.


Chemotherapy for cancer patients can be extremely traumatic - hair loss, isolation, shame just scratch the surface - are these women getting the support they need? Interviewed and collected stories from female cancer patients to find out: HMW connect and uplift cancer patients during their toughest times?


Would you believe that the most identifyable medical device out there hasn't changed in decades? The digital stethoscope was meant to change that - I postulate why it's not and how to possibly get this more reliable method to be more commonly used.