Faculty Profile:

Deborah LeverProgram and Project Manager, Capital Improvements Intermediary Program HousingLos Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS)

Deborah Lever works for the Housing for Health Program which is a dynamic agency within the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services serving people experiencing homelessness. She has been a Project Manager for the Capital Improvements Intermediary Program (CIIP) for 3 years. The Housing for Health CIIP provides a range of interim and permanent supportive housing for vulnerable people experiencing homelessness throughout Los Angeles County. Deborah specializes in healthcare and residential interiors.  As part of the CIIP, Deborah directs and coordinates specific project needs related to design, materials and the specification of finishes, furnishings, fixtures and equipment.


Prior to her current position, Deborah worked as an interior designer for twelve years in the healthcare field. She received a degree in Psychology and then completed the Interior and Environmental Design Program both from UCLA.


Deborah strongly believes that the environment has a significant impact on health and behavior and she works to incorporate this in all of her projects.