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Grad architecture students design new campus health center

Grad architecture students design new campus health center

postedWed, 07 Dec 2016
Graduate Texas A&M architecture students created a variety of design concepts for a new College Station campus health center to serve an enrollment projected by the state to reach 70,000 students by 2025.
Study eyes effect of ER doctor-nurse interface on patients

Study eyes effect of ER doctor-nurse interface on patients

postedWed, 16 Nov 2016
Arsalan Gharaveis, a Texas A&M architecture Ph.D. student, is investigating the impact of physician-nurse interactions on emergency room patient care with help from a $7,500 Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation Legacy Fellowship.
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.
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.

About CHSD

The annual meeting of the Health Industry Advisory Council is scheduled for November 11, 2016.  

Texas A&M University's Center for Health Systems & Design is home to the world's largest collection of interdisciplinary faculty, students, and affiliated professionals committed to research and education about environments for healthcare.

The Center for Health Systems & Design is a creation of the Colleges of Architecture and Medicine at Texas A&M University intended to promote research, innovation and communication in an interdisciplinary program that focuses on evidence-based health facility planning and design. Please browse our Web site for more information.