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View Melissa's presentation with Drs. Molly Story and Jack Winters from the 2012 annual international meeting of the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North Ameria (RESNA) - Accessible Medical Diagnostic Equipment May Soon Be the Law. View presentation

Melissa R. Lemke has conducted research and collaborated with numerous institutions, organizations, and peers throughout her career. Her work in the areas of human factors and accessibility has been recognized and published by numerous entities. The following list includes selected publications and presentations that Melissa has contributed to the growth and expansion of human factors and accessibility applied to medical device design.

Story, M.F., Winters, J.M. and Lemke, M.R. (2012). Accessible Medical will Soon be the Law. Presented at RESNA.

Story, M.F., Winters, J.M., Lemke, M.R., Barr, A., Omiatek, E., Janowitz, I., Brafman, D., Rempel, D. (2010). Development of a method for evaluating accessibility of medical devices for patients with disabilities, Applied Ergonomics.

AAMI Human Factors Committee (2009). ANSI/AAMI HE75:2009, Human factors engineering — Design of medical devices, including section on Accessibility Considerations, ANSI/AAMI.

Lemke M.R., Stalberger K., Will R., Snyder T., Smith R.O. (2009). Development of Got-it?: Assistive Technology Consumer Product Evaluation Website. Presented at RESNA.

Lemke M.R., & Winters, J.M. (2008). Removing Barriers to Medical Devices for Users with Impairments. Ergonomics in Design, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 18-25.

Story, M.F., Luce, A.C., Leung, A., Omiatek, E.M., Lemke, M.R., & Rempel, D.M. (2008). Accessibility of Radiology Equipment for Patients with Mobility Disabilities. Human Factors, Vol. 50, No. 5, pp. 801-810.

Mendonca, R.J., Smith, R.O., Lemke, M.R., & Winters, J.M. (2008). Improving Healthcare For Elderly Individuals Through Better Technology Accessibility, Presented at Fifth International Conference on Health Care Systems, October 13-15, 2008, Milwaukee, WI.

Story, M.F., Lemke, M.R., MacDonald, C., Kailes, J.I., Rempel, D., & Winters, J.M. (2008). Guidelines for Designing and Selecting Accessible Medical Equipment. RESNA, June 26, 2008, Arlington, VA.

Lemke, M.R., & Winters, J.M. (2007). Comparisons of Accessibility Tools for Biomechanical Analysis of Medical Devices: What Experts Think. In Winters, JM & Story, MF, Eds., Medical Instrumentation: Accessibility and Usability Considerations. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Smith, R.O, Barnekow, K., Lemke, M.R., Mendonca, R., Winter, M., Schwanke, T., & Winters, J.M. (2007). Development of the Medical Equipment Device Accessibility and Universal Design Information Tool. In Winters, JM & Story, MF, Eds., Medical Instrumentation: Accessibility and Usability Considerations. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Winters, J.M., Rempel, D., Story, M.F., Lemke, M.L., Barr, A., Campbell, S., & Danturthi, S. (2007). The Mobile Usability Lab Tool for Accessibility Analysis of Medical Devices: Design Strategy and Use Experiences. In Winters, JM & Story, MF, Eds., Medical Instrumentation: Accessibility and Usability Considerations. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Story, M.F., Winters, J.M., Lemke, M.R., & Rempel, D.R. (2007). Evaluating the Accessibility of Medical Equipment. Proceedings of the Include Conference, London, UK.

Lemke, M.R. (2005). The Evaluation of Three Alternative Methods for Understanding Biomechanical Aspects of Medical Device Accessibility, Master’s Thesis, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.

Lemke, M.R., & Winters, J.M. (2005). Experiences Using the Mobile Usability Lab to Investigate Medical Device Biomechanical Barriers. Proceedings of the RESNA Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Pizur-Barnekow, K., Lemke, M.R., Smith, R.O., Winter, M., & Mendonca, R. (2005). Measuring Accessibility and Universal Design of Medical Devices: The Medical Equipment Device – Accessibility and Universal Design Information Tool (MED-AUDIT). Proceedings of RESNA Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Winters, J.M., Story, M.F., Campbell, S., Lemke, M., Danturthi, S., Barr, A., & Rempel, D. (2004). Mobile Usability Lab: A Tool for Studying Medical Device Accessibility for Users with Diverse Abilities. Proceedings of the RESNA Conference, Orlando, FL.

Lemke, M.R., Winters, J.M., Campbell, S., Danturthi, S., Story, M.F., Barr, A., & Rempel, D.M. (2004). Mobile Usability Lab: A Tool for Accessibility and Usability Testing of Medical Instrumentation. Proceedings of IEEE/EMBS, San Francisco, CA. “The Cross-Cultural Communication Epidemic of the 21st Century”.