Systems Designer, Design Institute for Health

Lecturer, M.A. in Design focused on Design in Health

Natalie Privett is a Systems Designer at the Design Institute for Health, a radical collaboration between Dell Medical School and the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin. Natalie designs systems and frameworks to revolutionize health and healthcare for all people. 

Across her career, Natalie has contributed to a large variety of health system challenges, including community-based networks to address clinical and nonclinical health needs at the person-level, the transition from fee-for-service to value-based primary care, and global vaccine procurement architecture, to name just a few. Prior to joining the Design Institute, Natalie was Lead System Design Engineer and Assistant Professor of Health Systems Design & Global Health at the Mount Sinai Health System and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City. Prior to Mount Sinai, Natalie worked as an Assistant Professor at New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and as the Global Health Research Fellow at the MIT-Zaragoza Logistics Center. 

Natalie received her M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University’s department of Management Science & Engineering. She received her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University.

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