David Allison FAIA, FACHA

Distinguished Professor, Director of Graduate Architecture and Health, Clemson University Architecture + Health Program

David Allison is an Alumni Distinguished Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies in Architecture + Health [A+H] at Clemson University. The A+H program at Clemson is nationally recognized for the quality of its focused curriculum and consistent emphasis on design excellence within the discipline of healthcare architecture. It is committed to the integration of innovative design with academic scholarship and research in healthcare environments and has won numerous national awards for its work, and the work of its students, under David Allison’s direction. Professor Allison is a registered architect in California, South Carolina, and North Carolina, and is NCARB certified. His scholarly focus is centered on design prototyping and research related to health care environments. He has served on numerous national health environments design award juries and is a founding member and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Architects and the Coalition for Health Environments Research. He is also an active member of the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health where he served a three year term as an AIA/AAH National Advisory Board member. He was selected in 2007 as one of “Twenty Making a Difference” nationally by Healthcare Design Magazine and identified again in 2009, 2010 and 2012 by a national poll conducted by the magazine as “one of the most influential people in healthcare design.” Design Intelligence Magazine named him one of the nation's 30 Most Admired Design Educators in 2013-14.