Sue Ann Barton is a principal at ZGF Architects LLP who has 37 years of professional experience in healthcare design. Her portfolio includes a wide range of work with an emphasis on the design of neonatal, pediatric, and women’s healthcare facilities. Sue Ann has a national perspective on healthcare issues and trends, and she excels at translating building programs into the most appropriate care environments for patients, families, and staff. Sue Ann has particular expertise in the application of evidence-based design principles, having worked with multiple Pebble Project® partners, including Colorado Children’s Hospital and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Research on the restorative and healing effects of nature are a particular source of inspiration for her design work.