Faculty Profile:

Irene ThompsonExecutive Director, Real Estate and Capital PlanningChildren's National Hospital
In 2016, Congress transferred an 11.85 acre parcel of the historic Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus to Children’s National Hospital. In 2017, Irene joined the top-10 ranked children's hospital as Project Director for the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus – the new name for the Children's National portion of the site. Since that time, Irene has been integral in each campus decision, advancement and investment. To transform the three historic structures into modern environments for healing, research, and collaboration--while preserving the important legacy of the campus, Irene has leveraged her vast executive level project management skills to deliver a successful campus transformation.