Bhairavi Warke

PhD Student

Simon Fraser University

Applied (Clinical and Engineering Applications)

Bhairavi Warke is a PhD Student in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University. Her doctoral work focuses on Designing Interactive Self-care tools for Women experiencing Perimenopause and Menopause aimed towards real-time tracking and management of symptoms which may help in possible early detection or prevention of chronic conditions and promote overall well-being. 

Bhairavi holds a bachelor's degree in Instrumentation & Control Engineering from Pune University and a master's degree in Industrial Design from Arizona State University. Prior to the PhD program, she worked as an Industrial Designer at a start-up in Phoenix (USA) developing medical devices for neonatal care. Later, she was a Design Researcher in consultancies in Chicago (USA) and Bangalore (India) where she worked with multiple client companies focusing on healthcare products & services and consumer experience. Bhairavi is passionate about Design and Design Research in Healthcare Technology, especially focusing on Aging Women’s Health & Quality of Life

Bhairavi supports our Women's Health Blog as an Blog Reviewer. She lends her expertise in population public health to ensure our blog brings you credible information that is up to date.

Area of Research Expertise
Menopause; Women's studies; Interactive technologies; Quality of life; Participatory design

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We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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