Patrick Whitney
Primary Faculty

Patrick Whitney

Professor in Residence

Health Policy and Management

Other Positions

Director of the Design Laboratory (D-Lab)

Health Policy and Management

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Advanced Leadership Initiative: Designing for Real User Needs

Harvard created the Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI) to unleash the potential of experienced individuals exercising leadership across the world to help solve society’s most pressing challenges. Over the years, faculty from across Harvard’s professional schools have joined forces…

What can design do for public health?

A leading public health expert and a leading design expert share what they’ve learned from each other and how the principles of design can be applied to address some of the world’s most complex health challenges.