Terri Zborowsky, PhD, EDAC, is an Evidence-based Design Researcher at HGA Architects and Engineers, where she focuses on the intersection of user experience and human interaction within healthcare environments. She began her career as a registered nurse before completing a PhD in Interior Design. Zborowsky combines her first-hand experience of patient and caregiver needs with architectural concepts to develop exceptional spaces. She frequently presents her design and research studies at academic medical and healthcare conferences, and has been published in HERD and other leading industry design journals. She has a Doctor of Philosophy in Interior Design from the University of Minnesota.