Faculty Profile:

Annette RidenourPresident & CEOAesthetics Inc
Annette Ridenour has been a leader in healthcare design for over 35 years as president of Aesthetics, Inc. At Lucile Packard Children’s Hosp., she led Aesthetics in the design & facilitation of their Arts Program. A pioneer of the field of arts and healthcare, she served as one of the original board members & president of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare. Currently she's Treasurer of the National Organization for Arts in Health. She coauthored "Transforming the Healthcare Experience through the Arts" with former Rady Children’s Hosp. CEO, Blair Sadler & authored numerous chapters in books, most recently "Managing Arts Programs in Healthcare" edited by Patricia Dewey. Annette received numerous awards including: Founders Award from HFSE, Lifetime Achievement in Arts in Healthcare, 1st place for Art in the Patient Environment from the Int'l Academy for Design and Health, Generative Space Award for St. Joseph Oakland Hosp. and in 2016 won the int’l award for Valley Children’s Hospital.