Medical Construction & Design

MAR-APR 2018

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50 Medical Construction & Design | M A RCH /A PR IL 2018 | MCDM AG.COM Jeff Kent to Lead Health Care Institute in Local Networking, International Education Off erings The Health Care Institute has appointed Jeff Kent , manag- ing director facilities, Nemours Foundation, as president of the association. He succeeds Mike Wood, CHC, MSM, BS, ARRT, RT, owner of Impact! Consulting, in this role. Kent moves into his new role follow- ing Wood's two-year term as president during which the association saw dramatic growth across a multitude of platforms. Since 2015, the asso- ciation has leapt from one local chapter to seven, strengthened its support of leading U.S. conferences and international healthcare facility manage- ment organizations, and ex- panded its reach through a se- ries of white papers, magazine articles and videos. Kent has played a pivotal role in each of these initiatives, and looks to build upon that momentum in his two-year term as HCI president. Abbie Clary Named Director of Health Practice at CannonDesign Abbie Clary , AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, has joined Cannon- Design as a principal and direc- tor of the fi rm's health practice. Widely recognized for her abil- ity to help clients design for the future of healthcare, she will sup- port the growth and develop- ment of the fi rm's global health practice — focusing specifi - cally on market diff erentiation, business growth and client engagement. Based in Chicago, Illinois, she will also directly lead the fi rm's 65-person Chi- cago health practice. Responsible for oversee- ing more than $2.5 billion in healthcare projects over the last 22 years, her most endur- ing contributions are in the realms of academic medicine and translational health sci- ences — helping institutions break down physical and cultural barriers to push in- novation and medical break- throughs forward. SmithGroupJJR Health Studio Leader Promoted to VP Craig Passey , AIA, ACHA, has been promoted to Smith- GroupJJR vice president, retaining his role of Health studio leader at the fi rm's Phoenix, Arizona offi ce. Passey has 23 years of ex- perience in architectural planning and design and is recog- nized for his expertise in ambulatory care and acute care facilities. In his role, he oversees the growing studio and its project delivery and business develop- ment eff orts throughout the Intermountain region, while continuing to engage with local clients such as Banner Health and Mountain Park Health Center. Stantec Three Key Hires Support Pacifi c Northwest Clients, Have Strong Healthcare Ties Stantec has three key hires in its Lynwood, Washington offi ce that are supporting the fi rm's Pacifi c Northwest clients in mechanical engineering and technology design. Through- out their careers, each have had, and will continue to have, a heavy focus on healthcare projects and clients. Vince Rolle joined as principal in its Information Communication Technology practice. With 20 years of ICT, healthcare and project and program management experi- ence, he comes to the fi rm after 10 years at the director level for a major healthcare organization in the Puget Sound region. Finn Jakobsen has joined as mechanical engineering project manager. He has more than 33 years of experience with both new and remodeled healthcare, laboratory, higher education and research facili- ties. He also brings a deep un- derstanding of feasibility studies and cost estimat- ing, and has experience with design of geothermal heating/cool- ing systems to aid in the LEED certifi cation process. Norm Brown , a 37-year mechanical engineering veteran, joined as a senior me- chanical engineer. Among his career achievements, Brown was mechanical principal on the Swedish Issaquah Medi- cal Center project, one of the top energy- performing hospitals in the nation and winner of the 2013 ASHE Vista Award for Infrastructure. Stantec's elec- trical engineers worked with Brown on that project, and many others, setting the bar for teamwork and respect. Hasenstab Architects Adds to Team James Marshaus , RA and Stephen Taylor have recently joined Hasenstab Architects. Marshaus joins the fi rm as a project manager specializing in healthcare design. He brings more than 36 years of architec- tural experience to the team, having managed a multitude Hercules Named New President for American College of Healthcare Architects William "Bill" Hercules , FAIA, FACHA, ACHE, has been named the 2018 president of the Board of Regents. Hercules assumed this role as of Jan. 1 after serving as president-elect in 2017. He succeeds 2017 Presi- dent A. Ray Pentecost, DrPH, FAIA, FACHA, who will assume the role of past-president for 2018. Hercules has been a member of the Board of Re- gents since his election in 2011, and has served the college in many capacities primarily focusing on education, awards, recruitment and relationships with external healthcare professional organiza- tions. Hercules is the president of WJH, a national healthcare strategic facility planning consultancy. People movers & shakers Vince Rolle Norm Brown Finn Jakobsen Craig Passey Jeff Kent Abbie Clary

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