Medical Construction & Design

SEP-OCT 2014

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62 Medical Construction & Design | September/October 2014 Michael Arvin Aluminum thresholds and stair nosings, available with non-slip epoxy abrasive particles bonded into the grooves or with formulated rubber inserts. Attractive, smooth and extremely durable, Perfect for schools, hospitals and commercial applications. Traction Tread provides an ADA detectable warning for stairs and ramps and can also be integrated with photoluminescent edges for power failure emergency exit. See our full line of exit and stair marking systems. CELEBRATING 90 YEARS ZERO INTERNATIONAL 718-585-3230 TRACTION TREAD GLOW People News Mark Searls , AIA, NCARB, has joined the Charlotte, North Carolina offi ce of Perkins Eastman as an associate principal. Searls joins with more than 29 years of design and project leadership experience. He developed concep- tual design for an emergency department room of the future, which allows for future technol- ogy and highlights the current thinking in the design of EDs. This research was patient-cen- tric and focused on the collaborative approach among physicians as a teaching model. Aran A. McCarthy has been appointed to lead Francis Cauffman's New York healthcare team. For the past 20 years, McCarthy has managed top healthcare projects in the U.S. and Europe. McCarthy will be in charge of managing new and long-term client relationships, as well as supervising delivery and overseeing quality of all healthcare projects. McCarthy joined the fi rm in 2000, and was made partner in 2009. RTKL continues the growth of its Predictive Analytics Group with the addition of Sarah Bhagat to the Dallas, Texas-based team. Bha- gat brings over 10 years of process improve- ment experience in both the healthcare and manufacturing industries and will be focusing on performance-improvement efforts. She is trained in Lean Six Sigma and has worked with a diverse range of clinical service teams to turn around underperforming departments. Ryan Hook has been promoted to project director at Kitchell. He started his career at Kitchell in 2001, and has played a key role in several signature healthcare construction proj- ects, most recently, the construction of the new tower at Chandler Regional Medical Center, a large design-build project in Chandler, Arizona. Earlier projects of note include a design-build project with Dignity Health and multiple proj- ects at Banner Desert Medical Center. years as system director of real estate services with HealthEast Care System. In that role, he oversaw construction planning and management, facilities improvements, construction documentation and records, legal and regulatory compliance, architecture, energy management and more. Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood announce lead healthcare interior designer CATHERINE BROOKS has been named lead interior designer of Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, Inc.'s healthcare department. Brooks is an NCIDQ Certifi ed Designer with more than 17 years of experience. Prior to GMC, Brooks served as a project manager for Mary Schmidt Designs, managing clients such as Healthsouth, Michelson Laser Vision, Alabama Power and more. In addition, she has worked as an interior design instructor at the Virginia College School of Interior Design and a segment contributor for Fox 6 as a recognized interior design expert. Ian Sinnett joins HOK to lead healthcare practice in Gulf Coast region IAN C. SINNETT , AIA, LEED AP, is HOK's new vice president and leader of healthcare in the Gulf Coast region. He comes to HOK after 14 years with Perkins+Will, where he most recently served as associate principal manag- ing the fi rm's healthcare planning and strategies group in Dallas, Texas. In his new position, Sinnett is responsible for business develop- ment and for ensur- ing that the fi rm's project teams under- stand healthcare client challenges and address them with innovative, afford- able and sustainable design solutions that enhance effi ciency, quality, safety and patient outcomes. BOKA Powell appoints new healthcare market leader MICHAEL ARVIN has been named healthcare market leader at BOKA Powell. With 25 years of experience leading healthcare organizations, his strengths include strategic planning, healthcare devel- opment, program management, facil- ity master planning and new facility development. Arvin previously held leadership roles with Alliance Strategic Health Advisors, Methodist Health System, Tenet Healthcare, HCA and US Oncology. Former HealthEast executive joins healthcare team at Perkins+Will Minneapolis TONY THOMAS has joined Perkins+Will as practice leader in its healthcare division at its Minneapolis, Minnesota offi ce. Thomas, who has 36 years of experience in design and architecture, spent the past 22 Ian C. Sinnett Tony Thomas Catherine Brooks In brief

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