4A — March 27 - April 9, 2020 — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal


M id A tlantic R eal E state J ournal Experience includes ambulatory care facilities Mahady, P.E., LEEDAP joins AKF's healthcare practice


mechanical systems for the world’s foremost healthcare facilities, Mahady has built an impressive portfolio span- ning North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Mahady’s healthcare engi - neering experience includes large-scale cr i t i cal and ambulatory care facilities, campus-wide infrastructure upgrades, and multiple pro- ton therapy projects. Before joining AKF, Mahady was a member of the design team for Brooklyn, New York’s biggest ambulatory care cen- ter, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospi-

tal’s Center for Community Health, as well as the largest LEED for Healthcare project in the USA at the time of its certification, Stamford Hospital in Connecticut. Her résumé also includes projects with esteemed organizations such as Montefiore Medical Center, Northwell Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital. “Successful healthcare con- struction projects have the potential to impact the lives of patients and their families. The environments we design influence care teams, the patient experience, and, ulti- mately, the healing process. We have the opportunity to make a meaningful differ- ence. When we view our mission from the patient and the medical professional’s perspective, we do our best work,” said Mahady. Mahady continued, “It’s no coincidence that I’ve joined AKF. AKF’s approach to healthcare engineering starts with supporting the indi- viduals involved in enhanc- ing health and wellness—it’s a big part of the reputation they’ve built and the respect they’ve earned within the healthcare design and con- struction community.” AKF CEO, Dino DeFeo, P.E. , welcomed Mahady to the firm, saying that she ex - emplifies the characteristics that AKF values. “Thanks to our clients across the globe, AKF’s healthcare practice is growing at a phenomenal pace. We are focused on add- ing to our team of the most tal- ented and dynamic healthcare engineering, commissioning, and technology professionals in the industry,” DeFeo said. “Our healthcare group rep- resents the very best in their respective disciplines. Above all, their technical expertise in healthcare real estate is matched by a drive to deliver outstanding service to our cli- ents. They understand their actions directly influence those at the center of heal- ing and wellness—from the clinical and administrative staff to patients and their families,” DeFeo continued. “It’s evident to anyone who meets Christina that her knowledge of healthcare en- gineering is exceptional, as is her dedication to designing spaces that promote better patient experiences.” 

ALTIMORE, MD — AKF , one of the global leaders in engineering,

technology, d e s i g n , consulting, and c om- missioning, announced that lead- ing health- c a r e e n - g i ne e r i ng

MEP/FP Design & Consultation, Architectural Code Consulting, Building Controls, Commissioning, Critical Systems, Energy + Performance, Fire & Life Safety, Infrastructure, IT / AV / Security, Lightcraft Lighting Design, Smart Building Consulting, Special Inspections, and Vibration Analysis & Testing

Christina Mahady

expert, Christina Mahady, P.E., LEED AP , has joined the firm’s nationally-ranked healthcare practice. With ex- tensive experience designing complex and sophisticated


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