David Allison

David Allison FAIA, FACHA is an Alumni Distinguished Professor and Director of Clemson’s Graduate Program 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 involves the study of relationships between health, healthcare and the built environment. His scholarly focus is centered on healthy community planning and design, design prototyping and research related to the design of healthcare environments. Professor Allison is a registered architect in California, South Carolina, and North Carolina, and is NCARB certified. David is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, as well as a Fellow and founding member of the American College of Healthcare Architects. He currently serves as a trustee for the Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation and is also an active member of the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health where he served a three-year term as an AIA/AAH National Advisory Board member. He was selected in 2007 as one of “Twenty Making a Difference” and identified again in 2009, 2010 and 2012 by Healthcare Design Magazine 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.