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Fall 2020 Architecture for Health Visiting Lecture Series

Surge Capacity: Health Care Preparedness for All Hazards Response

Creating and Operating Healthcare Facilities for Patient Surges due to Pandemics, contamination, terrorism, natural disasters, military attacks and other unforseen eventualities.

Fridays 1:35 - 2:25 p.m. | August 21 - November 20 | ZOOM


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Ronald L. Skaggs, FAIA, FACHA, FHFI, LEED AP, is an adjunct professor of architecture and donor of the Ronald L. Sondra Skaggs Endowed Professor in Health Facilities Design, the Skaggs-Sprague Endowed Chair in Health Facilities Design, and numerous other scholarships and awards both in the College of Architecture, Corps of Cadets, and Texas A&M University. He is also a distinguished alumnus of Texas A&M University.


Joseph G. Sprague, FAIA, FACHA, FHFI, is a principal and senior vice president, HKS Inc.; past president, Facility Guidelines Institute, American College of Healthcare Architects, and the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health, and is also a donor to the Skaggs-Sprague Endowed Chair in Health Facilities Design.


Craig Beale, FAIA, FACHA, FACHE, LEED AP, is a principal at Knox Advisors and donor of the Craig & Julie Beale Endowed Professor of Health Facilities Design and SHEA, the Student Health Environments Association. He is also an outstanding alumnus of the College of Architecture.


Jason Schroer
Head, HKS Health
Facilities Design Program


Brian Briscoe, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C
HKS Inc.
Dallas, Texas 


Information for Students

School of Public Health and other TAMUSC graduate and undergraduate students register for:

College or Architecture and other students register for:



The Fall 2020 Architecture for Health Lecture Series is coordinated by:


Student Healthcare Environments Association (SHEA) Officers Fall 2020


The Center for Health System & Design's Health Industry Advisory Council (HIAC)