Jeffrey Brand is a Principal and Board Director at Perkins Eastman with over 25 years of experience in the design and master planning of healthcare facilities and medical schools. Well-versed in the latest technological advances with regards to surgery, imaging, and inpatient accommodation, Jeff has been recognized as a leader in healthcare planning. His approach to healthcare projects focus on patient comfort, designing spaces that blend the state-of-the-art with welcoming interior design and architectural features. In recent projects, Jeff has explored how green and sustainable design can be addressed and implemented in healthcare architecture. As a speaker, Jeff has addressed many leading conferences including the Healthcare Design Conference on a number of topics ranging from the latest trends in cancer care, to designing for the patient experience.
Jeff is a licensed architect in New York and New Jersey and holds membership with the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
Perkins Eastman was founded in 1981 with the mission of bringing superior design to programmatically complex building types. Known for quality buildings for healthcare, senior housing, education, and research, and for master planning expertise, Perkins Eastman has grown in the last ten years from a single office in New York to a large, multi-disciplinary firm with 14 global offices.
With more over 40% of the firm’s staff members focused on healthcare design, research, and related projects, our healthcare practice is one of the largest in the eastern United States and Canada. We believe that a thorough knowledge of our clients’ programs, operations, financial, and technical needs supports our strategic problem-solving skills and results in the creation of innovative environments noted for design excellence.
Major current clients include Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, Mount Sinai Health System, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, University of Virginia Health System, University of California-San Francisco, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Trillium Health Centre in Toronto.
At Perkins Eastman, we believe that the physical environment significantly impacts quality of life, and has been shown to help the healing process. Well-designed spaces improve how individuals perceive and use their surroundings. Perkins Eastman has established new paradigms and continually monitors emerging trends to remain at the forefront of innovation.