DBT40 Honoree: Kelsey Kosinski
Title: UX/UI Analyst
As an analyst at Delaware’s largest healthcare system, Kelsey Kosinski rarely tackles the same task twice. In this dynamic and fast-paced environment, the University of Delaware graduate must focus on solutions, not just problems.
In the three years since starting at ChristianaCare as an associate UX/UI analyst, Kosinksi has facilitated numerous ideation sessions and workshops, expanded her knowledge of software development, led four different internship programs and helps build out, prototype and commercialize ideas generated in ChristianaCare’s Health and Technology Innovation Center. Before joining the team as an analyst, she volunteered and combined her background in fashion to design clothing that addressed physical and intellectual disabilities.
Kosinski continues to advocate for people living with disabilities, and has gained more than half a dozen new technical certifications during her time with the Innovation Center team. Her work has impacted the community with its goal of making care more equitable and accessible. That includes one application that has used facial recognition technology, combined with personalized therapies, to help patients and their families navigate the challenges with recognition decline.
As a leader of DiverseABILITIES, an employee resource group within ChristianaCare, Kosinski educates caregivers about the disabled population, with the hope that her efforts will lead to the organization fully realizing the untapped potential of a different employment market. Through this program, she leads monthly meet-ups, hosts events, provides consultations, develops projects and furthers the conversation regarding accessibility, usability and disability.