Bradley Pollitt, AIAVice President, FacilitiesUF Health Shands Hospital
Brad Pollitt is vice president, facilities at UF Health Shands Hospital. Since joining UF Health Shands in 1989 Mr. Pollitt has served as hospital architect, director of major construction projects, director of facilities planning, and director of facilities development. In 2000 he was named vice president of facilities with responsibilities for core services including strategic facility planning, construction, facilities operations, environment of care, safety, security and transportation serving the UF Health Hospital System. During his tenure, UF Health has seen the development of over $1 billion of construction, renovation and capital improvement to enhance the operations and quality of UF Health facilities. Mr. Pollitt has lectured on facility management topics at the American Society of Healthcare Engineers, and other numerous healthcare forums. In addition, he has provided educational instruction at the University of Florida College of Engineering as a guest lecturer on facility process and quality improvement in facilities management. Mr. Pollitt earned both his bachelor''s and master''s degrees in architecture from the University of Florida. He is a licensed architect in the State of Florida, is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards and is an active member of the American Institute of Architects Academy for Health. Prior to joining Shands in 1989, Mr. Pollitt worked as an architect in the fields of healthcare, hospitality and historic preservation.