Acknowledgements: Spring 2020 Architecture-For-Health lectures

The spring 2019 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M University, "Toward Improved Women & Children's Health and Hospital Facilities,” features experts in public health, health care administration, technology, architectural design and construction who will jointly present cutting-edge case studies of Women & Children's Health & Hospital Facilities.

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

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, the Skaggs-Sprague Endowed Chair in Health Facilities Design, and numerous other scholarships and awards both in the College of Architecture, Corps of Cadets, and Texas A&M University. 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 InstituteAmerican 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 SHEA, the Student Health Environments Association. He is also an outstanding alumnus of the College of Architecture.


Links & Video Links

Past “Architecture for Health” Visiting Lecture Series 


Fall 2019

"Toward Improved Women & Children's 

Health & Hospital Facilities Design"


You Tube


Spring 2019

"Health Systems and Networks: The New Clients: Case Studies"


You Tube


Fall 2018

"Health Care Facilities Designed for Resiliency"


You Tube


Spring 2018

"Innovative Healthy Communities"


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The Center for Health Systems & Design’s 

HIAC - Health Industry Advisory Council:

Ballinger, Philadelphia, Pa.

CallisonRTKL, Baltimore, Md.  

ESa -Earl Swensson & Associates, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee

EYP Health, Houston, Texas`

FKP | CannonDesign, Houston, Texas 

Gresham Smith, Nashville, Tennessee

HDR - Architecture, Dallas, Texas

HKS, Inc., Dallas, Texas

HOK, Houston, Texas 

The INNOVA Group, Austin, Texas

Jacobs, Dallas, Texas

Marmon Mok Architecture, San Antonio, Texas

Modular Services Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 

Page, Dallas, Texas 

Perkins & Will, Dallas, Texas  

Shepley Bulfinch, Houston, Texas

Stantec, Houston, Texas  

ZGF, Portland, Oregon

Yonglin Healthcare Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan 

Ao Hua Medical Industry, Hong Kong, China

Shenzhen General Institute of Architecture & Design Research, China 

Kajima Corporation, Tokyo, Japan


Richard Nira

posted January 16, 2020