Faculty Profile:

Colby Dearman, AIA, ACHA, LSSYB, LEED AP BD+CVice President, Sr. Medical PlannerHKS, Inc.
Recipient of the American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Medal, Colby believes architecture means planning and creating healthy work and productive environments that enhance an organization's brand and mission. As a certified American College of Healthcare Architect, Colby has a passion for engaging with healthcare professionals to lead them in collaborative workshops which include operational, logistical, and functional issues enabling the team and user groups to make design decisions that promote operational best practices through evidence-based design solutions. From conceptual visioning through design development, Colby leads the planning efforts to align with the interior and exterior design solutions and to meet the clients' goals. He is recognized by clients for his value in strategic thinking, team leadership, problem solving and healthcare planning knowledge.