healthcare + medical Education
Our Healthcare & Medical Education team combines decades of planning, design and development experience, with a portfolio of projects across the country. We stay abreast of latest clinical and learning technologies, helping you reduce cost, differentiate your project, and achieve better patient and student outcomes. Our analysis and planning will help you move forward confidently, armed with answers.
Meet the HEALTHCARE & medical education team.
jane kleinman crofut
Director of Healthcare & Medical Education
Jane has spent nearly 30 years in medicine and education. Her clinical experience as a registered nurse gives her a unique understanding of how educational methodologies and space design impact outcomes at the patient level. She is a recognized leader in experiential learning pedagogies and best practices, and she knows how to combine thorough qualitative and quantitative analysis with smart instincts to help organizations make good decisions—decisions that will make a project better in every phase, from early planning and budgeting through design and ribbon-cutting.
AIA, ACHA, NCARB, Principal/Director
After leaving the University of Utah Health Sciences F&E Design department in 1991, Scott joined GSBS and becoming a principal of the firm in 1998. His experience in healthcare and health-education settings includes classrooms, simulation and skills labs, physician clinics, regional medical centers, rehab facilities, rural hospitals and long-term care facilities. Recently, he has played key roles in programming, verification and the design for the Pocatello VA Clinic and BYU’s state-of-the-art Mary Jane Rawlison Geertsen Nursing Learning Center.
Zach brings the talent he has fostered with years of interior design experience to each project he works on. In addition to his creative interior design skills, he has a background in Arts & Film Studies which helps solidify his belief in story through design. Over the years he has enjoyed working on numerous medical clinic and lab projects for professional and educational settings. Zach’s eye for detail and level head make him a strong addition to any project team.
AIA, EDAC, LEED AP
Principal, Architect, Research, Project Manager
Stephen joined GSBS in 2005, after working in Colorado and Utah. He has 18 years of experience with healthcare and health education projects; including classrooms, simulation and skills labs, physician clinics, rural hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. He has a background in both architecture and interior design which provides a unique perspective and ability to understand a project’s needs and expectations. As a certified evidence-based design architect (EDAC), he strongly advocates for the research and application of these proven design principles to create more healthy, efficient and enjoyable spaces. He takes pride in forming strong client relationships and patiently works through the many challenges to make the planning, design, and construction process a positive experience for all those involved.
AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Director of Sustainability
Garth is the Director of Sustainability at GSBS Consulting. With a wide array of resources and extensive experience in energy and water efficiency, indoor environmental quality and sustainable site designs, Garth bridges the gap between design ideals and actual sustainable performance. Garth aligns client visions with specific sustainable design strategies assuring the highest level of sustainable performance appropriate for a project.
ASSOCIATE AIA, NCARB, Architectural Intern
Heather received her Bachelor of Business degree at Utah State University, and Master of Architecture at Arizona State University, where she enjoyed teaching first- and fourth-year design students. She has spent time in Soddo, Ethiopia creating community-sustaining design solutions. She has a passion for sustainability and community service, currently acting as Associate Director of AIA Utah.