Brenda Smith has 25 years of experience in the areas of large-scale healthcare and medical education. She is responsible for partnering with educators to identify needs and refine solutions for effective teaching and learning environments. Brenda assists project teams with both big-picture thinking and micro-level detail through project visioning, programming, and planning. Brenda brings a unique background to her role as practice leader. She has prior career experience as a practicing nurse, and has also served as the healthcare client/owner, managing design for a pediatric healthcare system and academic medical center.