KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Burns & McDonnell is expanding its healthcare team and deepening its support of the industry, hiring five industry leaders who collectively bring nearly 100 years of additional architecture, design and construction experience.
“The healthcare industry is facing demand and transformative change now, more than ever before,” says Doug Roeder, healthcare practice leader at Burns & McDonnell. “We’re expanding our integrated team of professionals to help our clients tackle a host of unique challenges and deliver efficient, sustainable facilities flexible enough to adapt to constant change. Our experienced professionals are dedicated to creating environments that are safe, promote healing, and provide state-of-the-art experiences for both healthcare providers and patients.”
Burns & McDonnell has supported and led nearly 400 healthcare projects across the U.S. The firm is currently leading the planning and design of the University of Missouri System’s NextGen Precision Health facility and new consolidated women’s and children’s hospital.
Recent additions to the firm’s national healthcare team include:
With nearly a decade of consulting and engineering experience, Chris Coode supports healthcare projects also throughout the U.S. from Nashville. During his career, he has worked on a variety of commercial and healthcare projects. He has a deep understanding of all aspects of a project, including schematic design, design development, permitting and construction administration.
Charlie Hughes manages and supports healthcare projects across the U.S. With more than 20 years of experience, he specializes in acute care facility design, including emergency departments, inpatient rehabilitation, radiology, surgery and behavioral health. Charlie is involved throughout the project life cycle, from master planning to schematic design, and works with the construction administration team to manage project documentation and execution.
Derek Hunter leads and designs healthcare projects nationwide from Nashville, Tennessee. With more than 25 years of HVAC system design experience, he has supported healthcare projects including replacement hospitals, large renovations, facility additions and freestanding emergency departments. Derek also has a decade of experience as a commissioning authority and manufacturer’s representative.
Michael Moser leads and supports healthcare projects across the U.S. With more than two decades of experience, he has designed, planned and managed more than 40 healthcare projects throughout his career. Michael most recently served as senior vice president for the federal healthcare sector at a national architecture, planning and interior design firm.
With more than 15 years of architectural experience and as a senior architect, Cassandra Price is focused on leading and designing healthcare projects throughout the U.S. Specializing in healthcare design, she has a deep understanding of all project phases, including schematic design, design development and construction administration.
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