Branaghan, Russ

Branaghan, Russ

President & Chief Scientist at Research Collective

Russell J. Branaghan, PhD, is President of Research Collective, a Human Factors and User Experience (UX) consulting firm and laboratory in Tempe, AZ. His work centers on healthcare human factors and UX for leading companies in robotic surgery, cardiac rhythm management, diagnostic imaging, chronic disease management (e.g., hemophilia, diabetes), artificial organs, in vitro diagnostics, reprocessing, healthcare apps, wearables, home health, and others.

Russ is Professor Emeritus of Human Systems Engineering and User Experience at Arizona State University (ASU), Founder of the User Experience Lab (XLab), Visiting Professor of Human Factors at Northwestern University, and Research Affiliate at Mayo Clinic. While at ASU, he served as Department Chair and Co-founder of the MS in User Experience program. He has received teaching awards from both ASU and Northwestern.

Prior to his academic and consulting careers, Russ held leadership positions in human factors and UX at Hewlett Packard, IBM, and Fitch. An active researcher, Russ has published numerous peer reviewed articles on Human Factors and UX and published two books. Recently, he co-authored Humanizing Healthcare - Human Factors for Medical Device Design, published by Springer Nature.

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