Dr. Nirit Pilosof is a post-doctoral researcher at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, an architect and a consultant for the Planning Division of the Israel Ministry of Health. Nirit serves as the executive member of Israel at the International Union of Architects (UIA) Public Health Group (PHG). She holds a Ph.D. from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Post-Professional M.Arch from McGill University, B.Arch and B.Sc from the University of Wales and an EDAC from the Center for Health Design in the US. Nirit practiced architecture as a design project manager at leading architecture firms in Israel and Canada, specializing in healthcare design, and gained experience in design processes of major hospital facilities. She has won international awards, including the prestige's AIA Academy of Architects for Health award, the American Hospital Association (AHA) graduate fellowship, the McGill University major fellowship, and the Azrieli Foundation fellowship.