As leader of SMRT’s health and wellness practice, Derek is committed to using a data-driven design process to manage change, collaborating with stakeholders to innovate and plan for new care delivery models. The resulting high performance facilities respond to each organization’s unique culture, goals and processes. As one client put it, “Derek recognizes that healthcare design work is dynamic and encompasses unique demands from numerous constituencies, combined with a variety of regulatory pressures. His consistent delivery of high-level functioning spaces has allowed us to maximize our financial resources in delivering quality care focused on our patients.” Outside the office Derek enjoys running a road race, traveling, making pottery, and appreciating great food and wine.
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AIA, EDAC, NCARB
Principal, Director of Health + Wellness Practice
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Science, Building Sciences
American Institute of Architects, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, American College of Healthcare Executives, AIA Maine Communications Chair
Registered Architect, White Belt of Six Sigma Methodology, Evidence-Based Design Certified