Sharon E. WoodworthAssociate ProfessorUniversity of California at San Francisco
Sharon Woodworth is an architect with over twenty-five years of experience planning, conducting, and driving change in healthcare operations through architectural design. In 2014, UCSF created an interprofessional graduate program for physicians, nurses, and healthcare professionals to earn a master’s degree and Ms. Woodworth was invited to develop the only known course for teaching future healthcare CEOs how the environment impacts healthcare access, safety, affordability, and quality. Professor Woodworth is a Regent for the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) Board and serves on the Editorial Board for the American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health (AIAAAH). Her broad influence in the field of healthcare architecture was recognized in 2017 by elevation to the College of Fellows by the AIA; out of over 110,000 architects in the U.S., she is one of only 60 women who are board-certified healthcare architects with the distinction of Fellow.