Health professional leveraging human-centered design to drive innovation in patient experience, healthcare quality & safety, and environmental sustainability.
Ariele Faber is passionate about improving overall quality of life for those who are most vulnerable in the U.S. and globally. Ariele began her career in direct care settings serving older adults and children with complex neurological and developmental health experiences. These early encounters sparked a desire to better understand and meet the needs of populations affected by system-level healthcare challenges.
Ariele has worked across startups, small businesses, non-profits, and corporations specializing in healthcare and life sciences. Prior to government, Ariele worked in design strategy at Johnson & Johnson, leading care-centered design initiatives across the enterprise. Before J&J, she served as the patient experience designer for NYU Langone Health System and was a fellow in the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science (CHIDS). Earlier on, Ariele was the founder and owner of Cerebella Design, a science-inspired textiles business. In addition, Ariele has contributed to projects at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, ZGF Architects, and the National Library of Medicine.
Ariele graduated from Middlebury College, where she studied Neuroscience and Architecture, and completed her Master of Science in Healthcare & Design at Imperial College London.