Faculty Profile:

Cindy BeckhamPrincipal / Mental Health PlannerSmithGroup
For the last 25 years Cindy Beckham has provided effective methodologies and leadership for scores of planning and design processes, each driven by staff and patient advisory engagement. As the former Executive Director of Facility Design for Mercy Health, Cindy created design and branding guidelines for the four-state health system acute and outpatient care sites and facilities, and led all patient advisory design efforts for the system. This experience included various adult and pediatric inpatient and outpatient facilities, pediatric specialty clinics, child development centers, pediatric emergency and urgent care. Her work is centered on a holistic approach to design and create positive patient, staff, and outcome driven environments.