Acknowledgements: Fall 2018 Architecture-For-Health lectures

Ron Skaggs

Joe Sprague

Craig Beale

Judy Pruitt

The fall 2018 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M University, “Healthcare Facilities Designed for Resiliency,” features experts in architectural design and construction who will jointly present case studies of collaborative health care facility projects.

The lecture series is made possible by the generous support of College
 of Architecture Outstanding Alumni Ronald L. Skaggs, chairman emeritus, and Joseph G. Sprague, principal, senior vice president and healthcare director,
 of HKS Inc. through the Skaggs – Sprague Endowed Chair of Health Facilities Design.

Ronald L. Skaggs, FAIA, FACHA, FHFI, LEED AP, is an adjunct professor
 of architecture and donor of the Ronald L. and Sondra Skaggs Endowed Professor in Health Facilities Design and The Skaggs-Sprague Endowed Chair in Health Facilities Design, and numerous other scholarships and awards. He is also a distinguished alumnus of Texas A&M University.

Joseph G. Sprague, FAIA, FACHA, FHFI, is a principal and senior vice president, HKS Inc.; past president, Facility Guidelines Institute, American College of Healthcare Architects, and the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health, and is also a donor to the Skaggs-Sprague Endowed Chair in Health Facilities Design.

Craig Beale, FAIA, FACHA, FACHE, LEED AP, is a principal at Knox Advisors and donor of the Craig & Julie Beale Endowed Professor of Health Facilities Design and the Student Health Environments Association. He is also an outstanding alumnus of the College of Architecture.

This fall’s lecture series is presented by a collaboration of the

The lecture series is coordinated by George J. Mann, AIA, holder of the Ronald L. Skaggs Endowed Professorship of Health Facilities Design, Bita Kash, director of the Center for Health Organization Transformation and associate professor at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, and Zhipeng Lu, associate director of the Center for Health Systems and Design, with the assistance of Judy Pruitt, administrative coordinator, CHSD.


• Texas A&M University

• Texas A&M College of Architecture

• Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health

• Texas A&M Department of Architecture

  Texas A&M Department of Construction Science

• CHSD   —   Center for Health Systems & Design

• CHOT   —   Center for Health Organization Transformation

SHEA      —   Student Health Environments Association

GUPHA    -    Global University Programs in Health Care Architecture

HIAC        -    Health Industry Advisory Council

UIA/PHG  -    International Union of Architects Public  Health Group


The Center for Health Systems & Design’s Health Industry Advisory Council:

Ballinger, Philadelphia, Pa.

Bates & Associates, Clayton, Mo.

Earl Swensson & Associates, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee

FKP | Cannon, Houston, Texas

HDR - Architecture, Dallas, Texas

HKS, Inc., Dallas, Texas

HOK, Houston, Texas

Page, Dallas, Texas

Shepley Bulfinch, Houston, Texas

EYP Health, Houston, Texas

The Innova Group, Austin, Texas


International HIAC Members


Stantec, Vancouver, Canada

Yonglin Healthcare Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan

Ao Hua Medical Industry, Hong Kong

Shenzhen General Institute of Architecture & Design Research, China

posted August 30, 2018