Healing Environment: New Directions in Healthcare Design OPEN LECTURE by Dr. Manuel Hernandez - Cannon Design Gail Allen - Herman Miller Ryerson School of Interior Design January 24, 2013 RSVP to 6-8 PM Loft Studio firstname.lastname@example.org 302 Church StreetKeynote SpeakersDr. Manuel Hernandez, FACEP, MBA, MD Gail C. Allen, RN, BSNWith more than 20 years of administrative and clinical experience Gail C. Allen is a clinical strategist for Herman Miller, Inc.,in both the private and public healthcare sectors, Manny Zeeland, Michigan. Gail brings clinical and leadershipHernandez leads Cannon Design’s Healthcare Performance experience as she assists healthcare customers during theInitiative—an essential component of the firm’s architectural design of adaptive spaces utilizing Herman Miller products.team structure that provides consulting services to help optimize For over twenty years she has assisted architects, designers,clinical operations, service excellence, strategic planning equipment planners, project coordinators and healthcareinitiatives and improve financial outcomes for healthcare professionals in planning efficient work flow and promotingorganizations. patient/caregiver safety and quality care in clinical departments. Gail is a Certified Nurse Administrator and isA graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, listed in Who’s Who in American Nursing. She is a memberHernandez holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the of the Emergency Nurses Association, the Association ofUniversity of California at Irvine and has been an invited Operating Room Nurses, and the International Association ofpresenter on the performance and operational efficiency of many Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management.aspects of healthcare. He has authored several publications andis a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.