March 4, 2021

Milly Baker Joins CannonDesign as Senior Health Planner in Boston

We are excited to share Milly Baker, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, EDAC, has joined our Health Practice as an Associate Vice President and senior health planner in Boston.

Milly will work with health organizations across the East Coast, primarily supporting our Boston and Buffalo offices and contributing to national projects and initiatives. She brings two decades of experience designing health facilities of all types, with a expertise in LEAN design and a passion for working closely with core users: patients and their families, nurses and doctors.

“Milly is a gifted health strategist, planner, leader and is well-respected for her contributions to creating healthier, more effective facilities. We couldn’t be more pleased to have her join our team and infuse her expertise in our work,” said Brian McKenna, Boston’s Health Practice Leader. “Healthcare evolved at such a rapid pace this last year, and our design solutions must be fit for this fluid future. Milly will be an essential part of these solutions and adds great perspective from a career dedicated to healthcare planning.”

Milly’s experience includes extensive design work across the New England region and she served as the department head for Yale-New Haven Hospital’s Facilities Planning and Design Department where she gained invaluable knowledge and understanding of the operational forces that shape capital and long-term facilities planning.

“CannonDesign has an incredible reputation in the health market and Boston region. Moreover, the legacy of innovation and designing for positive impact is remarkable  incredible,” explained Milly. “I am so excited to join this team and amplify our ability to transform organizations, communities and lives through Living-Centered Design.”

Milly publishes frequently on design, patient experience, and workplace technology for national journals. She is a member of the Boston Society of Architects and New England Healthcare Engineering Society. 

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