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Supporting the Tiniest Tots to Teens:
St. Joseph’s Hospital-South NICU Expansion & New Pediatrics Unit
July 7, 2021

When BayCare Health System sought to provide improved inpatient and outpatient services to the residents of the growing Hillsborough County region, they called on Gresham Smith to design St. Joseph’s Hospital-South (SJHS) in Riverview, Florida, a suburb of Tampa.

Opened …

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Showing Our True Colors
June 23, 2021

For the rest of June, we are changing our social media background images to match the colors represented by graphic designer Daniel Quasar’s Progress Pride flag in honor of Pride Month. Quasar developed the flag in 2018 to incorporate the …

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Amplifying Voices Who Changed History: The Trans Women of Color Behind Stonewall
June 23, 2021

Pride Month is celebrated each year in June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City on June 28, 1969. The event became the catalyst for the LGBTQ+ liberation movement.

Many are familiar with the story of how …

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Changing Hearts & Minds: Ben Nicholas
June 23, 2021

Ben Nicholas is co-chair of our LGBTQ+ Alliance ERN and is a transportation engineer in our Knoxville office. While sharing his vision for what he hopes the ERN can achieve, Ben recently provided some insight into his personal story, including …

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Finding His Voice: Brandon Salas
June 23, 2021

Brandon Salas is chair of our LGBTQ+ Alliance ERN and a corporate recruiter in Gresham Smith’s Human Resources department. We recently sat down with Brandon to discuss his vision for the LGBTQ+ Alliance ERN, and in the process learned more …

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Honoring Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021
May 28, 2021

May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month—a time to recognize the many contributions of the AAPI community and honor how the community’s history, culture and achievements have enriched our lives. In celebration of the rich AAPI heritage …

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Lessening That Sinking Feeling: Reducing the “Sunk” Cost of Bypass Pumping
May 18, 2021

*Cameron Traylor, P.E. and Justin Avent, P.E. also contributed to this post.

The word bypass means different things to different people. For some, it brings to mind a cardiac procedure that uses blood vessels from another part of the body …

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Dream Small: A SWAT Team Approach to Emergency Response Planning
May 11, 2021

America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) was passed in October 2018, amending requirements for Emergency Response Planning in drinking water utilities. The Act means that all community water systems that served between 3,301 and 49,999 customers as of October 2018 are …

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The Glue That Holds Us Together: Recognizing Our Administrative Professionals
April 21, 2021

Administrative Professionals are the backbone of any organization, helping companies function at the highest capacity. Not only do they support our teams and our leaders, but they’re also the smiling face that is eager and willing to help with anything. …

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Private Practice: Designing Healthcare Spaces that Promote Patient Privacy
April 13, 2021

HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is a federal law that was created in 1996 to prevent sensitive patient health information from being disclosed without the individual’s consent or knowledge. The Act contains five titles, covering issues regarding …