(University of Toronto)
Samantha Bergeron holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology from Carleton University where she was involved in research in the Human-Oriented Technology Lab. Currently, Samantha is a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy candidate at the University of Toronto.
Partnered with Kovida Lam, Samantha's thesis research is focused on exploring occupational therapist and physiotherapist needs of a user-interface for an upper-limb robotic stroke rehabilitation system. This research adopts a participatory qualitative design approach that aims to create a set of user-interface design recommendations for designers to utilize when making modifications to the aforementioned device.