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The 2014 AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards jury.

Erik Goodfriend, AIA


Portland, Oregon

Jury Chair

Erik Goodfriend is a medical planner and healthcare architect, collaborating with healthcare providers and administrators to find creative solutions that redefine and reinvent healthcare delivery. Erik is motivated by opportunities to re-characterize the relationship between patients and healthcare organizations, with a strong focus on the user experience and teamwork dynamics.

Currently the healthcare studio director at Mahlum Architects and a principal in the firm, Erik also participates in multiple professional organizations and has presented at many healthcare focused conferences. When not facilitating design meetings in a room of healthcare providers, he can be found rolling through the cascade foothills on his mountain bike, or hiking with a big, fluffy dog.


Herman Miller Healthcare

Zeeland, Michigan

Roger Call is a registered architect and is currently Director, Kaizen Architecture, for Herman Miller Healthcare. He is responsible for guiding the strategic direction for the application of continuous improvement lean initiatives within healthcare. During his previous 29 years with Herman Miller, he has had responsibilities for healthcare marketing, product management and for directing research for all areas within the healthcare environment.

Prior to joining Herman Miller, Mr. Call was employed in private architectural practice with CRS of Houston, HOK of St. Louis, Missouri, and The Architects Collaborative of Cambridge, Mssachusetts. He has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Rice University and a Master of Architecture from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Institute of Architects, the Academy of Architecture for Health, where he serves on the board of directors and is currently past president, the Clinical Laboratory Management Association, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and is a LEED-accredited professional by the U.S. Green Building Council. Mr. Call is board certified in healthcare design by the American College of Healthcare Architects and is an adjunct professor at Arizona State University.

James Lennon

Lennon Associates

Del Mar, California

James Lennon is an architect who has designed or planned healthcare projects totaling more than a billion dollars. Lennon has specialized in the design of emergency departments for the last 15 years. He has lectured about emergency department design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design Professional Development Program for the past 8 years. Examples of projects that Lennon has designed include the ER 1 phase III and IV in Washington, DC; Duke University emergency department (90,000 visits/yr) in Durham, North Carolina; York Hospital (65,000 visits/yr) in York, Pennsylvania; QE II Emergency Department (55,000 visits/yr) in Halifax, Nova Scotia; University of Kentucky (68,000 visits/ yr) in Lexington, Kentucky; and the Children's Hospital of Dallas (70,000 visits/yr) in Dallas, Texas.

James C. Lord II, AIA

KGA Architecture

Las Vegas, Nevada

As Director of Design for KGA Architecture, James Lord is responsible for the development of building design for all projects. Lord believes that individuals can express themselves through the art of architecture, which he encourages in his staff of young designers. Lord's projects reflect his quest for expression. Each project takes on a character of its own, driven by function, context, schedule, budget, aesthetics and the client's expectations. Many of his projects have received awards, ranging from AIA technical awards to regional and builder's awards to periodical and publications awards. James Lord currently is a member of the AIA Committee on Design Advisory Group, a volunteer-led advisory group, as the Honors & Awards Chair.

Mark Patterson, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C


Phoenix, Arizona

SmithGroupJJR Board member Mark Patterson, Vice President, is the leader for the firm's Healthcare Studio in Phoenix, Arizona. Since joining the firm in 2004, he has led the studio to numerous successful completions that have brought forth innovative, award-winning designs for healing environments. Recently completed projects for Patterson include several for longtime client Banner Health, including the Banner Estrella Medical Center Expansion and a prototype Banner Health Center outpatient clinic. Among projects currently underway for Patterson are the $90 million Craig Rehabilitation Hospital Expansion in Englewood, Colorado, which will create the hospital's new spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation center in 2015; and strategic planning for Capital Health in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Patterson is certified by the American College of Healthcare Architects, and is an EDAC and LEED-accredited professional. He graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and is a past president of the Arizona and Central Arizona chapters of the American Institute of Architects.

Architecture was a natural fit for Mark. "I recall 'designing' houses when I was in third grade," he says. "Several people influenced my career choice, including my father-in-law who was a carpenter and my great-uncle who was an Amish clockmaker." His 33-year career has since taken a decidedly high-tech turn: Mark's studio at SmithGroupJJR specializes in providing innovative, data-driven design and successfully executed healing environments. "The integration of technology has been profound," he notes. "The way we deliver projects and the speed at which we are able to create project solutions has been revolutionized with mobile technologies and construction delivery innovations. Healthcare delivery itself continues to evolve, posing new opportunities to reinvent the spaces we design for healing. It's an exciting time of transformation."

Mark Tortorich, FAIA

Stanford Medicine

Stanford, California

Mark Tortorich, FAIA, is the Vice President of Planning, Design, and Construction at Stanford Medical Center and joined the organization in 2005. He provides capital facilities leadership for both Stanford Children's Health and Stanford Health Care. In this capacity, Tortorich supervises the project and construction management teams for capital facilities projects, represents the hospitals in capital planning coordination with Stanford University, and led the planning, design, and land use approvals for the $5 billion hospital renewal and replacement program.

From 1998 to 2005, Tortorich was a Vice President and Healthcare Principal for URS Corporation, one of the largest, fully integrated architecture, engineering, construction, and technical services firms. He also served as the Design and Construction Manager for the U.S. General Services Administration from 1983 to 1998. While in the private sector, he remains a Design Excellence Peer Professional for the U.S. General Services Administration. Mark Tortorich is a Cal Poly San Luis Obispo graduate, a licensed architect, and Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.

Shane W. Williams, AIA, ACHA, LGB

Array Architects

Dallas, Texas

Shane Williams is a Principal and Practice Area Leader for Design at Array with over 20 years' experience in Architectural design. Having been a part of some amazing opportunities around the world in corporate, hospitality, sports and commercial design, healthcare has been Shane's passion for the past 15 years. The personal impact for healthcare architecture is unique and the passion and caring exhibited by all participants in every project is exceptionally gratifying.

Shane's design background features international hotel destination projects as well as large healthcare campus design. As a result, he is able to infuse hospitality elements that enhance the patient experience while respecting the operational efficiency. As Practice Area Leader for design, Shane ensures that every project's "big idea" is translated into the smallest of details. The impacts that healthcare designs have are very rewarding. The experiences created, that caregivers, patients and families depend on, depend on design.
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