PROJECTS


2017

  Project X: A Study on Flexibility    Funds:   Steelcase, and HKS Inc.   Collaborators:  Not Applicable   Location:  Not Applicable

Project X: A Study on Flexibility

Funds:  Steelcase, and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Not Applicable

Location: Not Applicable

   Page Pending. Report will be Released Soon ...     Clinic 20XX: Designing for an Ever-Changing Present (United Kingdom)    Funds:  CADRE   Collaborators:  HKS, Inc.   Location:  Nationwide panel survey

Page Pending. Report will be Released Soon ...

Clinic 20XX: Designing for an Ever-Changing Present (United Kingdom)

Funds: CADRE

Collaborators: HKS, Inc.

Location: Nationwide panel survey

2016

     Personalized Learning, Personalized Place    Funds:  ASID Foundation’s Transform Grant,  Herman Miller,  and HKS Inc.   Collaborators:  Dallas Independent School District, Herman Miller, Sally Augustine    Location:  Dallas, TX

 

Personalized Learning, Personalized Place

Funds: ASID Foundation’s Transform Grant, Herman Miller, and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Dallas Independent School District, Herman Miller, Sally Augustine 

Location: Dallas, TX

     Point-of-Decision Design (PODD) to Support Healthy Behaviors in the College Campuses    Funds:  AIA Upjohn Research Grant, Patcraft, DuPont, McCarthy, and HKS Inc.   Collaborators:   Designing4health    Location:  Not Applicable

 

Point-of-Decision Design (PODD) to Support Healthy Behaviors in the College Campuses

Funds: AIA Upjohn Research Grant, Patcraft, DuPont, McCarthy, and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Designing4health

Location: Not Applicable


2015

      Report will be Released Soon ...     Workplace Well-being: The Influence of Personality and Environmental Choices in the Workplace    Funds:  HKS Inc.   Collaborators:  Not Applicable   Location:  Nationwide panel survey    

 

Report will be Released Soon ...

Workplace Well-being: The Influence of Personality and Environmental Choices in the Workplace

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Not Applicable

Location: Nationwide panel survey 

 

     Clinic 20XX: Designing for an Ever-Changing Present    Funds:  JE Dunn Construction and HKS Inc.   Collaborators:   Intermountain Healthcare, Adelante Health Care, Five Forks Family Medicine (see full report for the complete list of collaborators)     Location:  Nationwide panel survey and three ambulatory clinics in the US

 

Clinic 20XX: Designing for an Ever-Changing Present

Funds: JE Dunn Construction and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Intermountain Healthcare, Adelante Health Care, Five Forks Family Medicine (see full report for the complete list of collaborators) 

Location: Nationwide panel survey and three ambulatory clinics in the US

     Staff Perception and Change Engagement Study: The Role of the Environment and the Design Process    Funds:   Akron Children's Hospital and  HKS Inc.   Collaborators:   Akron Children's Hospital    Location:  Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

 

Staff Perception and Change Engagement Study: The Role of the Environment and the Design Process

Funds: Akron Children's Hospital and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Akron Children's Hospital

Location: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

     The Value Analysis of Lean Processes in Design and Integrated Project Delivery    Funds:  Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant, HKS Inc., and Boldt   Collaborators:  Department of Construction Science, College of Architecture,  Texas A  &M University, and  Akron Children's Hospitals   Location:  Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

 

The Value Analysis of Lean Processes in Design and Integrated Project Delivery

Funds: Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant, HKS Inc., and Boldt

Collaborators: Department of Construction Science, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University, and Akron Children's Hospitals

Location: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH


2014

     Optimizing Walking Distances and Visibility in a   Med-Surg Unit    Funds:   ProMedica Healthcare System    Collaborators:  ProMedica Healthcare System   Location:  ProMedica Toledo Hospital,  Toledo,  OH

 

Optimizing Walking Distances and Visibility in a Med-Surg Unit

Funds: ProMedica Healthcare System

Collaborators: ProMedica Healthcare System

Location: ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH

     Healthcare Workplace: A Design Diagnostic of the Surgical ICU    Funds:  HKS Inc. and Midwest Healthcare System   Collaborators:   Midwest Healthcare System    Location:  State of  Ohio

 

Healthcare Workplace: A Design Diagnostic of the Surgical ICU

Funds: HKS Inc. and Midwest Healthcare System

Collaborators: Midwest Healthcare System

Location: State of Ohio

     Identifying and Examining Micro Physical Environment Factors Contributing to Patient Falls  ( Texas Tech University Project)    Funds:  National Patient Safety Foundation Research Grant   Collaborators:  CADRE   Location:  Covenant Medical Center, Lubbock, TX and Human-Centric Design Research (HCDR) Lab of Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Texas Tech University,  Lubbock, TX 

 

Identifying and Examining Micro Physical Environment Factors Contributing to Patient Falls (Texas Tech University Project)

Funds: National Patient Safety Foundation Research Grant

Collaborators: CADRE

Location: Covenant Medical Center, Lubbock, TX and Human-Centric Design Research (HCDR) Lab of Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 

     Translational Guide for Workplace  ( Cornell University Project)    Funds:  HKS Architects, Herman Miller, and EL+R   Collaborators:  CADRE and  Herman Miller    Location:  Not Applicable

 

Translational Guide for Workplace (Cornell University Project)

Funds: HKS Architects, Herman Miller, and EL+R

Collaborators: CADRE and Herman Miller

Location: Not Applicable


2013

     MHS Facility Innovation and Research Model    Funds:  Military Health System, US Department of Defense   Collaborators:    University of California San Diego (UCSD) StarCAVE and California Institute for Tele-communications and Information Technology (Calit2), Sidney R. Garfield Health Care Innovation Center, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation (CFI), and Georgia Tech SimTigrate Design Lab   Location:  Not Applicable

 

MHS Facility Innovation and Research Model

Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense

Collaborators: University of California San Diego (UCSD) StarCAVE and California Institute for Tele-communications and Information Technology (Calit2), Sidney R. Garfield Health Care Innovation Center, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation (CFI), and Georgia Tech SimTigrate Design Lab

Location: Not Applicable

     Creation of a Facility-Research-Focused Institutional Review Board (IRB) within the MHS    Funds:  Military Health System, US Department of Defense   Collaborators:  U.S. Department of Defense, Medical Facilities Center of Expertise and Standardization, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers   Location:   Not Applicable

 

Creation of a Facility-Research-Focused Institutional Review Board (IRB) within the MHS

Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense

Collaborators: U.S. Department of Defense, Medical Facilities Center of Expertise and Standardization, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Location: Not Applicable

     Identifying Elements of the Healthcare Environment that Contribute to Wayfinding    Funds:  Military Health System, US Department of Defense   Collaborators:  Texas Health Resources   Location:  Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, TX

 

Identifying Elements of the Healthcare Environment that Contribute to Wayfinding

Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense

Collaborators: Texas Health Resources

Location: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, TX

     Develop and Prioritize Research Questions on Interstitial Building System (IBS)    Funds:  Military Health System, US Department of Defense   Collaborators:  U.S. Department of Defense, Medical Facilities Center of Expertise and Standardization, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Medical Command, Air Force Steering Group, NIKA Architects + Engineers, Skanska USA Building Inc., Ball State University, Veterans Affairs, TDK Consulting, LLC, Hunt Construction   Location:  Not Applicable

 

Develop and Prioritize Research Questions on Interstitial Building System (IBS)

Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense

Collaborators: U.S. Department of Defense, Medical Facilities Center of Expertise and Standardization, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Medical Command, Air Force Steering Group, NIKA Architects + Engineers, Skanska USA Building Inc., Ball State University, Veterans Affairs, TDK Consulting, LLC, Hunt Construction

Location: Not Applicable


2012

     An Empirical Examination of the Impacts of Decentralized Nursing    Funds:   HKS Inc.    Collaborators:  University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX   Location:  Three inpatient units of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

 

An Empirical Examination of the Impacts of Decentralized Nursing

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Location: Three inpatient units of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

     Environmental Correlates of Efficiency and Safety in Emergency Departments    Funds:  Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant and Herman Miller Grant   Collaborators:  Herman Miller and Synurgy Healthcare Solutions   Location:  Four emergency departments in large US hospitals

 

Environmental Correlates of Efficiency and Safety in Emergency Departments

Funds: Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant and Herman Miller Grant

Collaborators: Herman Miller and Synurgy Healthcare Solutions

Location: Four emergency departments in large US hospitals


2011

     Review of the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities, 2010 Edition    Funds:  Facility Guidelines Institute and HKS Inc.   Collaborators:  Not Applicable   Location:   Not Applicable

 

Review of the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities, 2010 Edition

Funds: Facility Guidelines Institute and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Not Applicable

Location: Not Applicable


2010

     Extraneous and Peripheral Factors Impeding Designing for Flexibility    Funds:  Herman Miller Grant   Collaborators:  School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX   Location:  Five acute care hospitals across the United States

 

Extraneous and Peripheral Factors Impeding Designing for Flexibility

Funds: Herman Miller Grant

Collaborators: School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX

Location: Five acute care hospitals across the United States

     Advancing Translational Research by Design (Expert Roundtable)    Funds:  HKS Inc.   Collaborators:  MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2) Center for Building Sciences   Location:  Washington Hospital Center, MedStar Health, Washington, DC

 

Advancing Translational Research by Design (Expert Roundtable)

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2) Center for Building Sciences

Location: Washington Hospital Center, MedStar Health, Washington, DC

     Towards Optimizing Inpatient Unit Design and Operation: a Measure to Predict Nurse Walking Distance on Hospital Bed Units    Funds:  Herman Miller Grant   Collaborators:  The Research and Education Institute of the Texas Health Resources   Location:  THR System Hospitals

 

Towards Optimizing Inpatient Unit Design and Operation: a Measure to Predict Nurse Walking Distance on Hospital Bed Units

Funds: Herman Miller Grant

Collaborators: The Research and Education Institute of the Texas Health Resources

Location: THR System Hospitals


2009

     Membrane Ceilings in Healthcare Environments Study    Funds:  US Department of Health and Human Services Grant - 6 HFPEP070012-01-02   Collaborators:  Washington Hospital Center, CCRD Partners, and Fluid Dynamics Solutions, Inc.   Location:  MedStar  Washington Hospital Center,   Washington, DC

 

Membrane Ceilings in Healthcare Environments Study

Funds: US Department of Health and Human Services Grant - 6 HFPEP070012-01-02

Collaborators: Washington Hospital Center, CCRD Partners, and Fluid Dynamics Solutions, Inc.

Location: MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

     Influence of Positive Distractions on Children in Hospital Waiting Areas    Funds:  American Art Resources, Catherine Meyers Fine Art, Henry Domke Fine Art, Mohawk Carpets   Collaborators:   Dallas  Children's Medical Center   Location:  Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX

 

Influence of Positive Distractions on Children in Hospital Waiting Areas

Funds: American Art Resources, Catherine Meyers Fine Art, Henry Domke Fine Art, Mohawk Carpets

Collaborators: Dallas Children's Medical Center

Location: Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX

     Patient Room Handedness: An Empirical Examination    Funds:  Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant and Herman Miller Grant   Collaborators:  School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX   Location:  Smart HospitalTM, University of Texas, Arlington, TX

 

Patient Room Handedness: An Empirical Examination

Funds: Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant and Herman Miller Grant

Collaborators: School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX

Location: Smart HospitalTM, University of Texas, Arlington, TX


2008

     A Multi-Dimensional Comparative Assessment of Headwall Versus Ceiling Booms in Intensive Care Units    Funds:  Getinge USA Grant   Collaborators:  University of Texas Southwestern   Location:  Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX

 

A Multi-Dimensional Comparative Assessment of Headwall Versus Ceiling Booms in Intensive Care Units

Funds: Getinge USA Grant

Collaborators: University of Texas Southwestern

Location: Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX

     Impacts of Patient Room Physical Design Configuration on the Care Process, Caregivers and Patients    Funds:  HKS Inc.   Collaborators:  Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City,  OK    Location:  Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

 

Impacts of Patient Room Physical Design Configuration on the Care Process, Caregivers and Patients

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Location: Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK


2007

     A MedModel Decision-Support Study to Assess the Relative Impact of Nurse Servers Over Central Medication Rooms on Nursing Efficiency    Funds:   HKS Inc.    Collaborators:  College of Architecture (PI), Georgia Institute of Technology   Location:  Houston Medical Center Neuro-Ortho unit, Warner Robbins, GA

 

A MedModel Decision-Support Study to Assess the Relative Impact of Nurse Servers Over Central Medication Rooms on Nursing Efficiency

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: College of Architecture (PI), Georgia Institute of Technology

Location: Houston Medical Center Neuro-Ortho unit, Warner Robbins, GA

     Relationships between Exterior Views and Nurse Stress: An Exploratory Examination    Funds:   HKS Inc.    Collaborators:  Children's Healthcare of Atlanta   Location:  Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and Scottish Rite, Atlanta, GA

 

Relationships between Exterior Views and Nurse Stress: An Exploratory Examination

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Location: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and Scottish Rite, Atlanta, GA

     Inpatient Unit Design: Defining the Design Characteristics of a Successful Adaptable Unit    Funds:  AIA Research Grant  2006  and Herman Miller Grant   Collaborators:  School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX and  Herman Miller     Location:  Six large US hospitals

 

Inpatient Unit Design: Defining the Design Characteristics of a Successful Adaptable Unit

Funds: AIA Research Grant 2006 and Herman Miller Grant

Collaborators: School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX and Herman Miller 

Location: Six large US hospitals