A certified human factors professional, Michael has a total of over 30 years of experience in the field, much of it focused on medical technology development.
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Michael Wiklund serves as general manager of the human factors engineering (HFE) practice at UL (Underwriters Laboratories). Previously, he founded Wiklund Research & Design, a human factors consulting firm that UL acquired in 2012. He has 30+ years of experience in human factors engineering, much of which has focused on medical technology development; optimizing hardware and software users interfaces as well as user documentation. He is a certified human factors specialist and licensed professional engineer. He is author, co-author, or editor of several books on human factors, including Usability Testing of Medical Devices, Handbook of Human Factors in Medical Device Design, and Medical Device Use Error – Root Cause Analysis (pending 2016). He is one of the primary authors of today's most pertinent standards and guidelines on human factors engineering of medical devices: AAMI HE75 and IEC 62366. In additional to leading UL's human factors engineering practice, he is a Professor of the Practice at Tufts University where he has teaches graduate courses on HFE, including applying HFE in medical technology development.
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PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR: Medical Device Use Error – Root Cause Analysis
PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR: Human Factors – FDA’s New and Renewed Expectations