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IIDA Healthcare Power Lunch


2019 IIDA Healthcare Power Lunch

How Behavioral Health Needs Impact Design
Healthcare design experts will share their project experiences designing for behavioral health, addressing issues specific to these facilities and their patients. Attendees will discover how designing spaces and using products that encourage healing and safety for both patients and employees can help successfully meet growing behavioral health needs. 
When: Monday, November 4, 2019 from 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center at 2019 Healthcare Design Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana
Featuring Break-Out Sessions Conducted by Industry Leaders
Discussions will be focused on:
  • The increase in behavioral health needs, from causes and influencing factors to changing awareness and the stigma landscape.
  • The impact that interior design can have in creating mental health facilities through environments that promote healing and ensure safety.
  • The growing necessity to develop alternative amenity offerings to address varying behavioral health needs in public settings.
2019 Industry Leaders:
  • Walter B. Jones, Jr., AIA, Senior Vice President of Campus Transformation, MetroHealth System
  • Tim Lucas, IIDA, Senior Interior Designer, Gresham Smith
  • Kimberly N. McMurray, AIA, Principal, Behavioral Health Facility Consulting, LLC
  • Jocelyn Stroupe, IIDA, ASID, Principal, Co-Director, Health Interiors, CannonDesign
  • Sara K. Wengert, AIA, ASID, Principal, architecture+
Reserve a seat!
Advance Tickets: before 9/30: $55 per person
Regular Tickets: 10/1-10/25: $65 per person
On-site Tickets: $75 per person
Deadline to purchase: Friday, October 25, 2019
For questions, contact Tracey Thomas at


Thank You to Our Generous Sponsor

Construction Specialties

2019 Industry Leaders

Walter B. Jones, Jr., AIA
MetroHealth System

Edwin Beltran

Tim Lucas, IIDA
Gresham Smith

Richelle Cellini

Kimberly N. McMurray, AIA
Behavioral Health Facility Consulting, LLC 

Stasia Czech Suleiman

Jocelyn Stroupe, IIDA, ASID

Suzen L Heeley

Sara K. Wengert, AIA, ASID

Amy Sickeler