Jules Sherman – MFA Design

Jules Sherman has been a product designer for 20 years. She attended RISD (BFA, Industrial Design) and Stanford’s Graduate Design Program (MFA Design), where she concentrated on learning design-thinking methodology at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d. school). Jules has been a design consultant for the Stanford Medical School for over three years working with a group of clinicians at Stanford and UCSF to improve safety in labor & delivery.

Jules’s company, Maternal Life LLC, was awarded three grants by the New England Pediatric Device Consortium and The National Capital Consortium For Pediatric Surgical Innovation to fund Primo-Lacto. Primo-Lacto is a closed system for colostrum collection for mothers with preterm infants or infants who have trouble latching due to other health issues. She is currently selling Primo-Lacto to hospitals in the US and Australia. Since 2013, Jules has designed curriculum, and co-taught classes with clinicians focused on infant and maternal healthcare at Stanford’s d. School.