Lesa Lorusso PhD, MBA, MSArch, RID, NCIDQ

Senior Vice President Research & Insights, Gresham Smith

Lesa Lorusso is a firmwide resource at Gresham Smith, strengthening healthcare planning and design through leadership of the Research and Insights program within Healthcare Consultancy Services. She collaborates with the healthcare team to facilitate human-centered design and development and implementation of research strategy and scalable tools for knowledge sharing among healthcare planners and designers. She implements design thinking strategies throughout the healthcare practice and advise the Gresham Smith team on evaluative methodologies regarding healthcare facilities. Key roles involve identifying opportunities for EBD research and leading strategic implementation of research projects and developing external collaborative partnerships.