Medical Construction & Design

JAN-FEB 2018

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50 Medical Construction & Design | JA N UA RY/ F EBRUA RY 2018 | MCDM AG.COM of Columbia, as well as a certifi ed commission- ing authority and is a LEED AP BD+C. In his new position, Hamilton is responsible for leading the healthcare team in the Arlington offi ce and responsible for client relations in the Northeast. He has over 21 years of experience in design and project management. He is a published author and a thought leader in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining WSP, he was the national engineering healthcare leader for SmithGroupJJR. He has recently won two fi rst-place technology awards from the ASHRAE National Chapter and ASHRAE Region III for the Carilion Clinic Operating Room Renovation project. New VP, Leader Named for LF Driscoll Healthcare and Structure Tone Healthcare construction specialist Christopher Shaw has joined LF Driscoll Healthcare and the Structure Tone organization as vice president and healthcare leader to oversee the company's expanding work in the healthcare market. Shaw has spent the past 15 years managing New York-area healthcare construction projects, from concept and preconstruction to Department of Health inspections and close-out. His clients range from small hospitals to the region's largest healthcare networks, such as NYU Langone Health, New York-Presbyterian, Mount Sinai Health System, Montefi ore Health System and Northwell Health. Travis Leissner Tapped as Hoefer Wysocki VP Travis Leissner , AIA, has joined Hoefer Wysocki as vice president. Based in the fi rm's Dallas, Texas offi ce, he brings a holistic perspective to healthcare, educational and urban design projects. With more than 25 years of experience, his focus is at the crossroads of healthcare and education, and recently on wellness and active- aging environments. Prior to joining Hoefer Wysocki, Leissner served as regional practice area leader for education and health and wellness markets at Gensler where he led and participated in design solutions. As vice president at CannonDesign, he expanded the fi rm's brand in Texas with a primary focus in the health and education practices. Industry Veterans Join GS&P Nashville Healthcare Studio Janice Stanton , R.N., MBA, EDAC, Lean and Margaret W. Sutton , AIA, LEED AP, have joined Gresham, Smith and Partners' Nashville, Tennessee Healthcare studio. As manager of pre- design services, Stanton will combine her clinical background and business Dennis Vonasek Joins HGA's D.C. Offi ce as Healthcare Practice Group Leader Dennis Vonasek , AIA, ACHA, has trans- ferred to the Washington, D.C. offi ce of HGA Architects and Engineers as vice president and healthcare practice group leader. He will direct strategic business development and client relations for the offi ce's growing Healthcare Practice Group serving the mid- Atlantic region. Vonasek has more than 25 years of health- care design, medical planning and project management experi- ence, including 15 years with HGA, where he most recently served as Healthcare Practice Group Leader in the Minneapolis, Minnesota offi ce. Under his leadership, he expanded client services in core specialties, includ- ing design for aging, behavioral health, emergency medical services, pediatrics, outpatient services, campus planning and international healthcare. HMC Architects Makes Senior Strategic Hire in Healthcare Practice Warren Rutledge , AIA, has joined HMC Architects' healthcare practice to bolster its growth and expertise. Serving as senior project architect, Rutledge brings a wealth of industry- leading experience and unique skillsets rooted in leading collaborative inte- grated deliveries, BIM leadership, technical documentation and construction administration. With his genuine knowledge of healthcare project nuance, he will be leading eff orts in Life Safety strategy, facilitating municipality relationships and project execution. Hamilton to Lead Healthcare Practice for WSP in Arlington, Virginia Gary Hamilton is a new senior vice president and healthcare leader in the Arlington, Virginia buildings practice of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff . He is a registered profes- sional engineer in Maryland and District Laurie McCoy to Lead CannonDesign's L.A. Office Healthcare design expert Laurie McCoy has joined CannonDe- sign as a principal and the leader of its Los Angeles, California of- fi ce. She has 33 years of experience practicing design in Southern California, most recently with NBBJ where she led the fi rm's Los Angeles health market. Throughout her career, she has led the design and construction of future-focused facilities. In addition to leading the Los Angeles offi ce, she will be re- sponsible for leading healthcare projects throughout the region. Her understanding of the future landscape of health delivery, coupled with her experience working on nearly every healthcare building type, makes her an integral addition. She is a board member of Loma Linda University's Children's Hospi- tal Foundation and the past chair of the board of directors for the Children's Fund. People movers & shakers Christopher Shaw Travis Leissner Gary Hamilton Dennis Vonasek Warren Rutledge

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