Medical Construction & Design

SEP-OCT 2017

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64 Medical Construction & Design | SEPTEMBER /OCTOBER 2017 | MCDM AG.COM healthcare architect, and draws on a wide breadth of experience that includes project management, design leadership for both architecture and inte- riors, and architecture on over 120 healthcare projects. New Healthcare Principal Named for DIGroupArchitecture Kurt Baur , AIA, ACHA, has recently joined DIGroupArchitecture, LLC, to enhance the fi rm's healthcare services. He has over 39 years of experience in the planning, design and construction of healthcare facilities throughout the tri- state region. He joins as principal of the fi rm's Healthcare Studio, bringing his passion for the design of patient-focused healing environments. Baur is a Board Certifi ed Healthcare Architect and a founding member of the American College of Healthcare Architects. Additionally, he is a member of the Academy of Architecture for Health, American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the Healthcare Facilities Management Society of New Jersey. His portfolio encompasses design and construction of new and renovated facilities for academic medical centers, regional and community hospitals and private physician practices. Chris Grossnicklaus Joins Corgan as Senior Associate, Director of Healthcare Client Engagement Chris Grossnicklaus , LEED AP, has recently joined Corgan and will serve as a senior associate and the director of healthcare client engagement. He has over 11 years of experience as a healthcare designer and planner. His experience includes all phases of project work from concept visioning and development through fi nal construction documents on a wide range of project experience in the U.S., Canada and the Middle East. With a focus on strategic development and master planning, Grossnicklaus believes in partnering with users to connect mission, vision and priorities to develop meaningful solutions for staff , patients and family. He holds a master's degree in architecture from Texas A&M University. People movers & shakers David Moga Joins Mohagen Hansen to Expand Healthcare Portfolio David Moga has joined Mohagen Hansen Architecture | Interiors as a senior architect and project manager focused on healthcare planning and design. In this role, Moga will provide dedicated leadership to continue to grow the fi rm's experience within a variety of acute care facilities. Moga joins the fi rm with over 20 years of healthcare experience. During that time, he has completed numerous complex new construction, renovation and expansion projects for replacement hospitals and campus expansions, rural and critical access hospitals and large healthcare systems throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and other parts of the country. Healthcare Architects Schulze, Clarke and Abeln Added to LEO A DALY Minneapolis Team Three key staff members have recently been added to the healthcare design practice at LEO A DALY's Minneapolis, Minnesota offi ce. Elizabeth Schulze , AIA, leads the Minneapolis health- care team as market sector leader. She brings 12 years of experience special- izing in healthcare, with a reputation for outstanding design and client relationships. She is an expert in sustainability as it relates to health (LEED AP BD+C), and a registered ar- chitect in Minnesota and South Dakota. Renee Clarke , AIA, is senior health- care architect and has over 20 years of experience in a wide breadth of healthcare projects, ranging from small renovations to new replacement hospitals. Daniel Abeln , AIA, serves as FGI Appoints Neil Halpern to Board of Directors Neil A. Halpern , M.D., MCCM, FACP, FCCP, has been appointed to The Facility Guidelines Institute's board of directors. Dr. Halpern is chief of Critical Care Medicine and medical director of Respiratory Therapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College, both in New York City. During his tenure on the FGI board, Dr. Halpern hopes to bring greater focus to informatics as an integral component of managing the healthcare environment — one that is ubiquitous in every aspect of care whether the patient is at home, in an operating room or in an ICU. "I have spent years designing ICUs, writing about and speaking about ICU design," said Dr. Halpern. "I look at joining the FGI board as a culmination of my eff orts where I will hopefully be able to positively impact a great number of healthcare environments, patients and families." Elizabeth Schulze Kurt Baur Chris Grossnicklaus Renee Clarke Daniel Abeln David Moga

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