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Student creates tools to assess hospital healing gardens

Student creates tools to assess hospital healing gardens

postedTue, 20 Sep 2016
Naomi Sachs, a Texas A&M Ph.D. architecture student, is developing the first set of standardized, tested set of tools to evaluate hospital healing gardens’ effects on patients’ health.
Acknowledgements: Architecture-For-Health lectures

Acknowledgements: Architecture-For-Health lectures

postedWed, 07 Sep 2016
The Fall 2016 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M University, “"The Global Impact of the Concept of "Population Health" on the Design of Health Networks & Health Facilities", features leading health facility designers, administrators, and construction executives from throughout the United States.
Lecturers to discuss design impact of  new healthcare concept

Lecturers to discuss design impact of new healthcare concept

postedWed, 07 Sep 2016
Healthcare facility architects and administrators will address the design implications of population health, an approach aimed at improving healthcare outcomes for all population groups, during the Fall 2016 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series.
Healthcare design expert tapped to  lead research center

Healthcare design expert tapped to lead research center

postedThu, 01 Sep 2016
Ray Pentecost, one of the nation’s foremost advocates and practitioners of healthcare facility evidence-based design, has been named director of the Texas A&M Center for Health Systems and Design by Jorge Vanegas, dean of the university’s College of Architecture.
Prof’s professional, academic efforts earn design group honor

Prof’s professional, academic efforts earn design group honor

postedThu, 25 Aug 2016
For his many achievements as a healthcare facility designer and educator, Kirk Hamilton, professor of architecture, earned the Changemaker award from the Center for Health Design, a group of designers and healthcare professionals.

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