David Allison

David Allison FAIA, FACHA is an Alumni Distinguished Professor and the Director of Graduate Studies in Architecture + Health. He also holds an appointment as a Faculty Scholar in the Clemson University School of Health Research. His teaching, research and scholarship involve the study of relationships between health, healthcare and the built environment. He is a founding member and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Architects [ACHA], serves on its Board of Regents and received its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019. He was selected in 2007 as one of “Twenty Making a Difference” by Healthcare Design Magazine and identified again in 2009, 2010 and 2012 as “one of the most influential people in healthcare design.” Design Intelligence Magazine named him one of the nation's 30 Most Admired Design Educators in 2013-14 and again in 2019. He was also recently recognized as the Center for Health Design 2019 Changemaker.