Teri Lura Bennett is the AAHID President elect and Test Development Committee Chair. She is currrently working in partnership with professional organizations, manufacturers, associations and advocacy groups to actively improve the quality of design in the built healthcare environment. Recently as senior interior designer in Johns Hopkins Health System, Facilities Architecture + Planning, Teri worked closely with internal facilities and clinical staff, project management teams, architectural consultants, on design and construction projects. Her role included upholding Hopkins brand identity by thoughtful selection and specification of finishes and furnishings, maintaining comprehensive standard databases for products that could thrive in the rigorous healthcare environment, engaging in interdisciplinary collaboration with proven ability to multitask with understanding of interpersonal, political and archival factors. She had multiple opportunities to conduct real-world field tests to maximize performance-based selections of finish materials and furnishings. Concurrently Teri worked as a registered nurse in intensive care and leadership positions, which proved invaluable in collaborating with our clinical staff to improve the Hopkins clinical environment.