Laurie Waggener, RRT, IIDA, ACCN, CHID, EDAC
As Director of Research for WHR, Laurie has merged two careers – clinical management and interior design. Her background enables her to provide knowledge-driven solutions and specifications for multiple department types and service lines within the acute care and ambulatory hospital setting. Laurie leads the efforts in the implementation of informed design through all phases of the healthcare facility design process. She also coordinates original research efforts at WHR with an emphasis on clinical efficiency, care giver effectiveness, workplace ergonomics, and patient safety.