Catherine Ancheta has been with The Center for Health Design since 2009. As senior project manager, she supports the research team with grant funded research projects that develop tools and resources for the healthcare design community. She has worked on grants funded by The California Healthcare Foundation, The American Society of Interior Designers, The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, The Kresge Foundation, and The Donghia Foundation. She enjoys collaborating with internal and external researchers and subject matter experts to ensure quality and applicability of tools in real-world projects. She works with the Director of Strategic Projects to grow the EDAC (evidence-based design accreditation and certification) program and assists candidates with their certification and renewal of the credential. She enjoys coordinating the meetings for the Built Environment Network (BEN) and the Behavioral & Mental Health Environments Network (BMHEN), a collegial network of executive-level professionals. Catherine has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, Davis. When she can, she plays 3rd base for a co-ed softball team and goes “glamping” with her family.