Debbie Gregory DNP, RN, FAAN

Co-Editor, Principal, HERD Journal, Healthcare Innovation Consulting Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.

Dr. Debbie Gregory is a national leader in healthcare design, innovation, and transformation. As a nurse executive and interior designer, Dr. Gregory is passionate about “Intentional Design” that aligns People, Place, Process, and Technology. Dr. Gregory has a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Health Innovation and Leadership from the University of Minnesota and a bachelors in nursing from Vanderbilt University. Currently, she serves as Principal for Healthcare Innovation Consulting at Seckman, Reid, Inc., a national engineering firm. She is the co-founder and past president of the Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design (NIHD) and serves on the Environmental Standards Committee at the Center for Health Design. Debbie is co-editor of Health Environments Research and Design Journal (HERD) and a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.