Sylvie Abookire, MPH
Innovation Strategist (Innovation Ecosystem)

Sylvie Abookire, MPH is an Innovation Strategist for the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Innovation Ecosystem.

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Sylvie Abookire, MPH is an Innovation Strategist for the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Innovation Ecosystem Team that aims to build organizational capacity for creative problem solving and develop an organization-wide culture of idea-sharing and entrepreneurship. In this role, Sylvie develops and facilitates Design Thinking training and other innovation education and conducts needs assessments, scans, and research to identify and pilot best practices around an evidence-based discipline of innovation.

She also contributes to a variety of projects spanning the Innovation Ecosystem’s four pillars of Connections, Capacity, Pathways, and Culture and supports the evolution and refinement of broader team strategy.

Sylvie has experience developing and facilitating Design Thinking education for healthcare, public health, and social innovation and teaches Design Thinking in Jefferson’s MPH program and across Philadelphia. She has a passion for helping teams work together dynamically, compassionately, and productively to become more effective problem solvers, greater servants to vulnerable populations, and happier employees and humans

BS, Tufts University (Cognitive Science), 2016 

MPH, Thomas Jefferson University, 2019

 

Healthcare Innovation Strategist, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, 2019

Leadership Certificate, Thomas Jefferson University, 2019

Abookire S, Plover C, Frasso R, Ku B. Health Design Thinking: An Innovative Approach in Public Health to Defining Problems and Finding Solutions. Front. Pub Health, 28 August 2020.

Contact Information

abookires@email.chop.edu
215-590-3118
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, 2716 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19146