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The U40 List: AIA/AAH List of Healthcare Design’s Best Under 40 

02-06-2017 03:41 PM

The nomination period is closed for 2024.

The U40 List is an award to celebrate individuals making a significant contribution to the advancement of health facilities design. Each year up to two individuals will be selected to have their names added to the distinguished U40 List. The U40 List recipients will also receive complimentary registration and a travel expense stipend to attend the AAH/ACHA Summer Leadership Summit in person in July. 

Applicants should be individuals making a significant impact on healthcare design who will be under 40 years of age on April 1, 2024 and have worked on health care related projects for at least the past five years.

Please download the PDF below for more information. Email any questions to

2023 U40 List: Stephen Parker, AIA, NCARB
2022 U40 List: Holly Harris, AIA, LEED AP BD+C and Troy Savage, MEnvSci, MDiv, EIT
2021 U40 List: Sara Bayramzadeh, Ph.D., M.Arch. and Alison Leonard, AIA, CHID, EDAC
2020 U40 List:
Marybeth Dietz, AIA
2019 U40 List: Colleen Newland, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP  and Parini Mehta, AIA, LEED AP
2018 U40 List: Diana Anderson, MD, M.Arch, LEED AP and Akshay Sangolli, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C
2017 U40 List: Jhiah Chang, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC and Hao Duong, AIA, LEED AP
2016 U40 List: Joaquim Meira, Intl. Assoc. AIA and Tammy Thompson, AIA
2015 U40 List: Brandy Olsen and Erin Peavey, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C

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