Sara Marberry, EDAC

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I’m a knowledge expert and thought catalyst in healthcare design with extensive marketing, speaking, writing, and social media skills.

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A frequent speaker, blogger and tweeter, I’m the author/editor of five books and am a regular contributor to HEALTHCARE DESIGN magazine.

I’m also a strategic marketing and business development consultant.  Contact me if you’d like to find how I can help you navigate the brave new world of social media and content marketing.

As the former Executive Vice President of the nonprofit Center for Health Design, I oversaw the Evidence‑based Design Assessment and Certification (EDAC) credentialing program, supervised strategic marketing for all programs, and participated in new project development.

Prior to working for The Center, I was president of Sara Marberry Communications, providing marketing and communications services to a diverse group of clients in the healthcare design industry.

From Sara's Blog

How Do We Create Spaces for Active Living?

Anne DiNardo’s excellent post on the Environments for Aging blog this week explored the idea of designing spaces for active living with Kasey Burke of Meta Housing Corporation. What struck me was Kasey’s statement at the end, “the seniors of today are no longer satisfied with a community room and bingo.” Were they ever?  Perhaps.  But […]

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7 Healthcare Design Lessons From a 259-Year-Old Hospital

I often write about healthcare design trends and new hospital facilities.  But the other day as I was looking for something in my files, I came across a 1992 article I’d saved from Modern Healthcare on the first hospital in the U.S. — Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. It made me think about the fact that […]

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