Jim Crispino joins Advisory Board of Healthcare Design Magazine

2015.0817.Nwy.JimCrispinoAward-winning architecture firm Francis Cauffman announced that its president and design principal, James Crispino, AIA, NCARB, has been appointed to Healthcare Design magazine’s editorial advisory board by editor-in-chief Kristin D. Zeit. Crispino, one of 20 new members, will sit on the newly expanded 30- member advisory board. This esteemed group of leaders, representing different sectors of the industry, offers expert guidance on issues and trends within the profession as well as direction for the Healthcare Design brand.

“We’re delighted to welcome Jim to Healthcare Design’s advisory board,” said Ms. Zeit. “We sought out individuals who would willingly share their keen insight into all levels of the design process and the peculiarities of the healthcare field. Jim’s vast design expertise and experience will be instrumental in guiding our direction as a leading design publication.”

Jim has focused his career on design, strategic planning, implementation planning, research and development. He specializes in the creation of emerging programmatic hybrids. His research concentrates on the synthesis of new patterns of human behavior as supported by new technologies. His clients include Columbia University Medical Center, Geisinger Health System, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Trinity Health/Catholic Health East and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Currently on the boards are the Brooklyn Health Center and Saint Luke’s Medical Center.

Healthcare Design addresses the role of design in the modern healthcare facility industry. Its 36,000 readers are responsible for designing, building and renovating healthcare buildings.

Francis Cauffman, an award-winning architecture firm with offices in New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C., has supported its clients since 1954 with innovative architecture, planning, and interior design services. The practice is recognized for being on the leading edge of new investigations in healthcare, academic research and teaching, corporate research, and corporate and advanced technology. Francis Cauffman has a staff of 110 architects, planners, and interior designers and is active in 20 states and three countries. Francis Cauffman’s clients include Biotrial, GlaxoSmithKline, Fox Rothschild LP, New York University, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, the Robert Wood Johnson Health System, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, the University of Pennsylvania, and W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.