Lana Sneath is a Human Factors Engineer at UserWise, a consultancy that helps medical
device manufacturers and start-ups to design safe and easy-to-use medical devices. The
consultants at UserWise conduct usability testing for a variety of medical devices ranging from
surgical robots to home-use injection platforms. UserWise consultants also perform safety
assessments to comply with U.S. and international regulations related to Human Factors.
Since joining UserWise in 2018, Lana has been an integral leader in UserWise’s Training
Decay Research Grant with the FDA and managing complex usability engineering projects for
clients. Prior to her time at UserWise, Lana fulfilled roles as a Product Development Engineer
and Process Engineer at a medical device and pharmaceutical company.
Lana graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and