Through a new certificate program, the Clemson University School of Nursing will educate practicing nurses about the design of health care facilities, empowering them to improve the safety and function of the spaces where they provide care. The new Leadership & Innovation in Health + Design Certificate program was created by O’Hara, Valentine, Academy of Nursing Excellence members and faculty in Clemson’s Graduate Program in Architecture + Health program for practicing nurses as well as new architects interested in the health care design field. The certificate was approved by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education in late September and classes will begin in fall 2020.
The School of Architecture at Clemson University has been named one of “America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools” by DesignIntelligence. In addition, three Clemson faculty members were named among only 29 architecture professors nationwide as the “Most Admired Educators.”
David Allison, director of the graduate program in Architecture + Health at Clemson University, has received two national honors as a leader in health care design and architecture: The American College of Healthcare Architects Lifetime Achievement Award and the Center for Health Design's Changemaker Award.
Dozens of people surrounded a mock operating room to scrutinize in silence the smallest movements of a surgical team. Their observations, as well as the operating team’s critiques, will be collated and analyzed in the coming weeks as part of a joint project between Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) to re-imagine the operating room.
Faculty are turning job sites into classrooms, capitalizing on the construction boom by working campus projects into their curriculums.
What brought Winifred Elysse Newman to Clemson University? “Opportunity,” she said. Newman joined the faculty of the School of Architecture in August as the Homer Curtis Mickel and Leola Carter Mickel Endowed Chair in Architecture. The Mickel Chair was created to support the research of a distinguished scholar who would also be engaged in teaching. […]
In 1974, his Philadelphia-area native arrived on a bus with a backpack and a pony tail. More than 40 years later, the pony tail is gone, he still roots for the Eagles (it’s a Philly-thing), but he’s also added orange and purple to his wardrobe. Today, he directs the graduate Architecture + Health program, which […]
Katherine Schwennsen, FAIA, professor and director of Clemson University’s School of Architecture, has been named an American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) 2018 Educator Honor Award winner.
CLEMSON – Ben Rook, the owner of Design Strategies LLC in Greenville, has spent his career working on many different solutions to one question: “How can we make that happen?” He and his wife, Becca, are both alumni of Clemson University. Together, the Rooks make things happen in many arenas: education, architecture, business and community-centered […]
Deborah Wingler’s journey drivers her passion for health care design.
Healthcare Design magazine has named Anjali Joseph, Clemson University’s Spartanburg Regional Health System Endowed Chair in Architecture + Health Design and director of the Center for Health Facilities Design and Testing, a “HCD 10” award-winner for her research contributions to the health care field over the past year.
Shan Jiang, Clemson University alumna and the 2017 Conference on the Value of Play Research Grant recipient, presented her findings on a pediatric health care environment study at the 2018 Conference on the Value of Play hosted at Clemson.
Russell “Rip” Paul Parks, a Clemson alumnus and managing principal at DesignStrategies LLC in Greenville, has established a $175,000 endowment in architecture professor David Allison’s name.
A joint research team including faculty from Clemson and MUSC unveiled a high-fidelity, mockup operating room at the Clemson Design Center in Charleston today. The OR prototype is based on three years’ worth of research of past literature on OR functionality; observation of best practices in updated, modernized ORs; and input from nurses, doctors and anesthesiologists on how the new OR should function.
Seven Clemson University students put their heads — and talents — together this semester to brighten the hospital experience for Greenville Health System patients, particularly those in the children’s hospital. As part of their Sustainable Landscape Garden Design laboratory class, an interdisciplinary group of agricultural education, architecture and horticulture majors completed a redesign of the GHS Healing Garden on Grove Road in Greenville.