CHICAGO, Ill. — Vladislav (Vlad) Torskiy, ACHE, AORN, international associate AIA has recently been promoted to health studio leader at SmithGroupJJR’s Chicago, Illinois office.
In his new role, Torskiy is focusing on the transformational trends in healthcare and how these changes will impact the strategic planning and operational sustainability of healthcare facilities in the future. He will lead the analysis, programming and planning efforts for healthcare clients and work with project teams in developing comprehensive design solutions that enhance operational efficiencies and improve the health of all users.
With a strong background in institutional architecture and performing work for public, government and private organizations, Torskiy brings 27 years of experience as an architect and consultant working with clients in the Midwest, East Coast and internationally. He is lauded for his skill in partnering with healthcare clients to understand their visions and then translating their needs and aspirations into creative strategies that achieve a balance of performance, aesthetics and comfort. His clients include the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, Trinity Health, MedStar Health and Lakeland Health.
Torskiy holds a Master of Science in Architecture from the Ukrainian Academy of Fine Arts, Kiev and is a recipient of a Lean Healthcare Certificate from Belmont University’s Massey Graduate School of Business, Nashville, Tennessee. He also received a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.