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Sumegha Shah, AIA | LEED AP BD+C

Subject Matter Expert, Health Sciences and Medical Education


Sumegha brings over 15 years of knowledge as a planner and designer of educational facilities with proven success in translating project vision into design solutions.  As a subject matter expert in the education practice, Sumegha leads the firm’s development of strategic and actionable items to advance knowledge, client engagement and market differentiation. Her thought leadership spans student life and academic projects for institutions, in particular, the needs of cutting-edge health sciences and medical education facilities. Her role at CannonDesign involves guiding the development of learning environments for future healthcare providers, balancing industry shifts with benchmarks and seeking innovative partnerships towards the next generation of academic environments. An active member of AIA, SCUP, AAMC, AACN, SSIH and ACUI – she is a writer and speaker on student life, wellness and health education design.