SLAM Promotes 2 Healthcare Leaders to Associate Principal

Tracy Caisse, AIA, EDAC, and Douglas Infelt, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, have been promoted to associate principals at SLAM (The Slam Collaborative).

Tracy Caisse

Caisse joined SLAM in 2005 and is a registered architect, serving as a designer and healthcare planner who manages and provides technical expertise for the firm’s national healthcare and medical education projects. Caisse actively attends national conferences and has presented about patient-centered care at the Planetree International Conference. She has also achieved Evidence-Based Design accreditation and certification.

Her leadership skills extend outside of the firm, serving local organizations, as director on the board of Professional Women in Construction’s Connecticut Chapter and as chairperson of the Mentorship Committee providing opportunities for students interested in pursuing careers within the architecture, engineering and construction industries. In 2019, Caisse received an Excellence in Mentoring Award from PWC-CT.  She is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Douglas Infelt

Infelt is an architect with more than 35 years of experience as a healthcare programmer, planner and designer, where his responsibilities include mentoring the firm’s intern architects. Infelt’s approach of working in close collaboration with his clients is an integrated process weaving together the disciplines of programming, planning and design, to create healing and innovative environments for more than 400 healthcare facilities nationwide and internationally.

His healthcare projects include the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, University of Rochester Medical Center, University of Colorado Health, Yale New Haven Hospital, Jackson Memorial Hospital – University of Miami, Kaiser Permanente and work with the Veteran’s Affairs and Department of Defense Health Systems. Infelt is a member of the American Institute of Architects and has served as a guest juror for Iowa State University’s healthcare studio.

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Posted March 12, 2021

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