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Sep 30, 2019

Tama Duffy Day, Health & Wellness Leader at Gensler Architecture on the power of engaging the design professional to improve health and wellness, globally. Tama shares, “Whether I’m in Taiwan or China or Ireland or Pakistan or even domestically, talking with students in Fayetteville at the University of Arkansas or...


Sep 30, 2019

In the second half of Cheryl’s conversation today with Tama Duffy Day, Health & Wellness Leader at Gensler Architecture, Tama offers insight into her two-year position as podcast host on Gensler’s popular podcast, Design Exchange. Tama’s gives her advice to other design firms about whether or not to start their...


Sep 6, 2019

Whitney Hendrickson, former Pediatric RN and current Healthcare Interior Designer at Perkins+Will shares her thoughts on what hospitals might look like in the year 2040. “I’m sure there will be smart footwalls, maybe an Alexa-style nurse call system, a way to take peoples’ weights through the floor and their blood...


Aug 23, 2019

Teri Lura-Bennett, Lead Interior Designer at Johns Hopkins Health System and a registered nurse on how to reduce those incessant beeping noises in the hospital space. “I have an Apple Watch and when I’m driving it will tap me when it’s time to turn, and it would be as simple as that. A little tap and a visual code...


Aug 9, 2019

My guest today is Amy Mays, Interior Design Practice Leader at HDR’s New York, New York architecture studio. “There are kiosk check-ins and wait time calculators so members are constantly informed,” says Amy about the changing face of waiting rooms at Kaiser Permanente. She draws an analogy between a patient...