As one of only a handful of nurse-architects in the country, Tammy bridges the gap between clinical staff and healthcare design teams. With a dual background as a nurse and architect, Tammy specializes in planning, programming, and designing for healthcare facilities.
She is widely recognized for her behavioral health expertise and often presents and educates leaders on the dramatic impact design can have on patient outcomes. Tammy utilizes Lean principles and transparent communication to translate the needs of patients, staff and stakeholders into high-performance facilities.
Although she is especially focused on behavioral health facilities, her portfolio ranges from new hospitals in suburban and urban settings to local and familiar healthcare clinics. Regardless of size or location, Tammy introduces design elements that promote a sense of normalcy and healing, while balancing patient and staff safety considerations.