Jim has spent his entire 25 year career planning and designing innovative facilities for academic medical centers, research institutes and healthcare providers. His work investigates and synthesizes new technologies, human activity/behavior-based programs, and spatial models to create new architectural typologies that further his clients' missions. He is a visiting critic at The New School-Parsons Design, NJIT, Carnegie Mellon University, Drexel University and MIT DesignX. Jim has sat on the AIA Board of Directors for both Pennsylvania and New York State. He sits on the Design Advisory Board for HealthCare Design. He is a featured speaker and panelist at many national and international conferences, including; European Healthcare Design, Health Conference Latin America, Cleveland Clinic's Empathy & Innovation Conference, HealthCare Design Forum and the Health Facilities Symposium. Jim is a registered architect in 12 states and a graduate of Drexel University.