I’m a knowledge expert and thought catalyst in healthcare design with extensive marketing, speaking, writing, and social media skills.
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 an independent consultant for 16 years, providing marketing and communications services to a diverse group of clients in the healthcare design industry.
A frequent speaker, blogger and tweeter, I’m the author/editor of five books and am a regular contributor to HEALTHCARE DESIGN magazine.
From Sara's Blog
Can We Truly Age in Place?
I’m a big fan of universal design. So when an email from Cynthia Leibrock, announcing her Harvard program this summer hit my box this week, it got me thinking about it again. This year Leibrock and Mary Jo Petersen are presenting the benefits of integrating universal design into all residential projects, not just those for [...]
7 Things You Should Be Doing on LinkedIn
If you’re not active on LinkedIn, you should be. It’s where professionals are connecting with one another these days. More than 255 million members worldwide are on LinkedIn sharing their insights, following thought leaders, and connecting with one another. It’s not enough to just have a LinkedIn profile these days. Here’s 7 things you should [...]