Brenda Smith has 25 years of experience in the areas of large-scale healthcare and medical education. As the Global Practice Leader for Medical + Health Sciences Education, she is responsible for partnering with educators to identify needs and refine solutions for effective teaching and learning environments. Brenda assists project teams with both big-picture thinking and micro-level detail through project visioning, programming, and planning. Brenda brings a unique background to her role as practice leader. She has prior career experience as a practicing nurse, and has also served as the healthcare client/owner, managing design for a pediatric healthcare system and academic medical center.