Janna Kimel

Portland, OR

I'm passionate about people and what makes them tick - learning about the individual and creating a service or technology that works best for them.

At the Podium

Member of Portlandia Toastmasters 6/12-present

9/12, CHIFOO Portland, OR - Sit up Straight! How Wearable Technology can Support Healthy Living

9/12, NWMRA: Patients, Perception, Payoff: How Insights from Healthcare Research Go Beyond the Bedside

10/10, QRCA: Get Motivated! Hands on Techniques to Understand Consumers

09/06, UbiHealth: Early Retirement: Learning About Elderly Users and Technology Through In Situ Research

In Print

Kimel, J., Anderson, G. (2010). Motivating Well Being. Catalyst Magazine.

Chung, W. Kimel, J. Needham, B. (2008). Understanding How Prescription Medication Compliance Is Affected By Out Of The Home Activities. In Technology and Aging -Selected Papers from the 2007 International Conference on Technology and Aging

Kimel, J., Lundell, J. (2007, July/August) Exploring the Nuances of Murphy's Law---Long-Term Deployments of Pervasive Technology into the Homes of Older Adults.

Lundell, J., Kimel, J., Dishongh, T., Hayes,T., Pavel, M., Kaye, J. (2006). Why Elders Forget to Take Meds: A Probe Study to Inform a Smart Reminding System. iCost

Kimel, J., Cobbinah, K., Lundell, J., PhD. (2006) Early Retirement: Learning About Elderly Users and Technology Through In Situ Research. UbiHealth Workshop

Kimel, J. (2006) Sketching as Interdisciplinary Communication. Computer Human Interactions. Sketching Worskhop, Montreal, Canada.

McConnon, Aili. (2006) Designing to Help. BusinessWeek.

Kimel, J. (2005) Thera-Network, an integrated system for use in at home physical therapy. International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems. Columbus, OH.

Kimel, J. (1999) Functional Fashion. Exceptional Parent Magazine.