User Experience Specialist, Melinda McElheny, was invited to speak to the Virginia Tech Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Chapter in Blacksburg, VA. Her talk, Examples from Consulting: Three Healthcare Usability Case Studies, will discuss User Centric 's experience addressing healthcare-related usability problems. User Centric has conducted diverse research in the field, from evaluating medication labels to testing injection devices. Attendees will participate in discussions and hands-on activities pertaining research methodologies, unexpected challenges, and lessons learned in three healthcare user research projects. Melinda will also discuss with students and faculty the ways in which user research principles studied in the classroom may be applied in a consulting setting. The talk will be held October 31, 2008.