There are notable differences between large and small-scale healthcare projects. With large institutions, it’s important to engage key users to drive the decision-making process.

Don DeBord
Senior Vice President

With over 25 years’ of industry experience, Don DeBord serves as a senior vice president with CallisonRTKL’s healthcare sector and leads the group’s regional business development for the Americas. Over the years, he has focused on the comprehensive planning of healthcare projects for over 50 institutions. Don’s project experience ranges from complicated phased renovations, to system-wide planning processes, to multi-million dollar replacement facilities. He is also active within the design community, committing a significant amount of time to researching, publishing and presenting innovative healthcare design initiatives.


North America


University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Science, Architecture


American College of Healthcare Executives
American Institute of Architects