Architecture, engineering and planning firm SmithGroupJJR named three to its board of directors, including Mark Patterson, vice president of the Phoenix office.

Patterson leads the firm’s Health Studio. Since joining SmithGroupJJR in 2004, he has led the studio to numerous successful completions that have brought forth innovative, award-winning designs for healing environments.

Recently completed projects in Arizona for Patterson include several for longtime client Banner Health, including the Ironwood Medical Center in San Tan Valley and a prototype Banner Health Center outpatient clinic in Maricopa.

Among projects currently underway for Patterson are the $90M Craig Rehabilitation Hospital Expansion in Englewood, Colo., which will create the hospital’s new spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation center in 2015; and strategic planning for Capital Health in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Patterson is certified by the American College of Healthcare Architects, and is an EDAC and LEED accredited professional. He graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and is past president of the Arizona and Central Arizona chapters of the American Institute of Architects. He resides in Phoenix.

Also named to the board were Heather Chung, a principal and leader of the Healthcare Planning Studio at the firm’s San Francisco office; and Bill Patek, a vice president and director of the firm’s Madison, Wis., office.