Medical Construction & Design

JUL-AUG 2018

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MCDM AG.COM | J U LY/AUGUST 2018 | Medical Construction & Design 57 practice will look to employ strategies such as regenerative design approaches to improve the life and productivity of building occupants, while addressing the need to serve long-term community vi- ability. Known as one of the healthcare industry's most respected leaders, Griffin champions the triple bottom line of equity, economy and environment. He is a licensed architect and a Lean-certified practitioner with 25 years of experience. In the past, he col- laborated with the Integrated Design Lab and Solarc Energy Group in Seattle to research ideal solutions for energy reduction in hospitals. The re- sults were published in a study that helps healthcare facilities meet the Architecture 2030 challenge by reducing energy use to 100 kBtu per square footage per year. Perkins Eastman Principal Elected to USGBC Massachusetts Board of Directors Perkins Eastman Principal Jana Silsby AIA, LEED AP, has been elected to the board of directors of the U.S. Green Building Council Massa- chusetts Chapter. Her election was announced at the recent USGBC MA Chapter's Annual Gen- eral Meeting, where she was also recognized as a Green- build Volunteer of the Year. Meredith Elbaum, execu- tive director of USGBC MA, says "Jana has proven herself to be a supporter of green building in Massachusetts from her role as co-chair of the Greenbuild Tours commit- tee. Her devotion to showcas- ing 80 sustainable buildings in Massachusetts earned her [this award]. We look forward to Jana bringing her expertise as an architectural leader to our board." With more than 25 years of experience in various sectors, including healthcare, she is recognized for her proficiency in the planning and design of projects with complex approv- als zoning, and programmatic issues. In addition, she has been instrumental in helping build Perkins Eastman's Bos- ton, Massachusetts practice, creating a body of work that demonstrates a commitment to high-performance design and consensus building within the community. HGA Welcomes New Healthcare Business Developer HGA has hired Mary Claire Olson Potter as healthcare business developer and senior associate. She will collabo- rate with senior leadership to direct new business op- portunities and client relations for the firm's Healthcare Practice in the Great Plains region. She has extensive experience directing sales, marketing and fundraising strategies for architecture, non-profit and civic organizations. She has particular expertise in client relationship management, team building and strategic planning across a wide range of market sectors. Before joining HGA, Potter was business development director at AECOM, where she oversaw sales strategies for healthcare, workplace, energy and technology and government market sectors. Nigro Joins BOND as VP of Operations, Healthcare Tony Nigro has joined BOND as vice president of operations, healthcare. He will focus on project delivery and process optimization. He will draw from over 25 years of industry experience to oversee the operational efficiency of the group, utilizing a collaborative Lean philosophy as the company continues to expand its service offerings within this market. His past projects portfolio includes clients such as Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Baystate Medical Center, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Joslin Diabetes Center, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and the Elliot Health System. Scott Kirchner Joins BWBR for New Omaha Office Scott Kirchner , AIA, NCARB, a healthcare architect who has spent his 25-year career help- ing organizations transform and improve the way they deliver care, recently joined BWBR, to open a new office in Omaha serv- ing Nebraska and the surrounding region. He has served both large and small healthcare organizations to examine their practices and find solutions that create more efficient and patient-centered facilities from the Plains region to Colorado and across the southern United States. Among the projects he's worked on in- clude large university medical centers, critical access hospi- tals, ambulatory facilities and clinics for cancer treatment, behavioral health and family medicine. People movers & shakers IN BRIEF John Rodenbeck , AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, EDAC, has joined E4H Environments for Health Architecture as a partner in the firm's New York office. He was previously a healthcare principal and practice leader at CannonDesign and has over 25 years of healthcare planning, creative programming and design experience. David Huey , AIA, LEED AP, has been named president of Dewberry Architects Inc. In his new role, he will continue to lead the firm's healthcare facilities initiative, and will also oversee the firm's work in the education, criminal justice, municipal, public safety, institutional and commercial market segments. Carrie Brown has joined LF Driscoll Healthcare and the Structure Tone organization as business development manager. Based in the New York City office, she will help support the company's continued expansion into New York's robust healthcare market. Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army Gen. Mark A. Milley recently honored SmithGroupJJR Senior Vice President Philip Tobey , FAIA, FACHA, ASHE, with the Outstanding Civilian Service Award. Tobey is being honored for his efforts to the Wounded Warriors in the design of the Center for the Intrepid at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence in Bethesda, Maryland, as well as his ongoing work for the National Intrepid Center of Excellence satellite campuses on bases across the country. Scott Kirchner Jana Silsby Mary Claire Olson Potter Tony Nigro

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