People in the News

The HDR Healthcare team in Ottawa and Kingston, Ontario welcomes Walter Gaudet OAA, MRAIC, LEED AP BD+C as the firm’s new managing principal, with a focus on business development.
Gail A. Dahlstrom joins HDR’s Chicago consulting clinical group as a senior health care consultant, leading all aspects of HDR’s health care planning efforts.
JACA Architects recently announced that Cristὁbal Arria has been named an associate with the firm.
Code Blue Corporation, an industry-leading manufacturer of emergency communication solutions based in Holland, Mich., has promoted David Salas to chief financial officer.

Q & A

Steve Wiser, director of healthcare design at JRA Architects, discusses patient-centered design and emerging trends that improve the
Randy Cooper, author of “Wayfinding for Healthcare: Best Practices for Today’s Facilities,” has more than 35 years of experience in the
Stan Spellman, vice president of St. Louis-based Spellman Brady & Co., has more than 20 years of experience in interior design. His


A flag-raising ceremony was held on Sept. 10 at the Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center ( More.
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital recently installed a green rooftop garden on top of the new Fremont Tower More.
On Aug. 20, the Parkland Health and Hospital System opened the doors of a new $1.3 billion facility More.