SmithGroup has named healthcare planning and design specialist Tim Gregg, AIA, ACHA to lead the Health studio at its Chicago office. Gregg moves into this position following the promotion of Vlad Torskiy to Health Strategist for the firm’s national Health Practice.
In this role, Gregg will collaborate with local experts and across the firm’s Health Practice to deliver integrated planning and design services to clients in the Chicagoland area and beyond.
“Tim has long served as a valued and trusted design partner to healthcare clients in Chicago and across the Midwest,” says Wayne Barger, director of SmithGroup’s Health Practice. “He has a pulse on rapidly changing industry needs and is committed to developing innovative, efficient solutions that contribute to positive patient outcomes and staff satisfaction.”
Gregg’s career has been dedicated to creating advanced healthcare environments as both an architect and medical planner. He has more than 30 years of experience directing the design and delivery of hospital and healthcare facilities across the Midwest. Notable clients include Advocate Aurora Health, Centegra Health System, Cook County Health System, OSF HealthCare and others.
“Tim is respected by colleagues and clients for the expertise and keen insight that he brings to the planning and design process,” states Tim Tracey, director of the Chicago office. “He is passionate about creating functional solutions for healthcare facilities and has the leadership skills needed to bring these complex projects to life.”
SmithGroup’s Health Practice has an expansive portfolio of clients within the Midwest and across the country. Recent work includes projects for Advocate Health Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Ascension Health, Covenant Health, Loyola University Medical Center, McLaren Health Care, Northwestern Medicine, Trinity Health, University of Michigan Health System, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and many more.
Gregg is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign, where he earned Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in architecture degrees. He is a registered architect, a member of the American Institute of Architects and the American College of Healthcare Architects.
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