Teresa Wilson is a director at the Boston office of Colliers Project Leaders, where she represents owners’ needs on health care projects throughout the Northeast. She has over 25 years of healthcare design and planning experience and was previously executive principal and managing director of Steffian Bradley Architects’ (SBA’s) Boston office and a principal in Sterling Planning Alliance, SBA’s strategic health care consulting firm. Teresa regularly speaks to the health care community about future trends and their impact on the built environment. In 2017 she was awarded the Healthcare Facilities Symposium Distinction Award, presented to a professional in the fields of health care planning, design, construction, and operations who have displayed leadership and vision to enhance the healing environment.
Teresa has most recently published through The Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI), a nonprofit organization that works to develop guidelines for designing and building hospitals and other health care facilities, a white paper, titled “How Collective Design Triumphed Over Competition in the Fight Against HAIs.” Teresa is currently working with the Healthcare Associated Infections Organization (HAIO) on an initiative to provide guidelines on designing post-acute care for Covid-19 patients in non-traditional healthcare settings.
Teresa is an architect, member of the American Institute of Architects and the American College of Healthcare Architects. As a complement to working to create healthful environments, she is a Fitwel Ambassador, focusing on design and operational strategies to create healthy and engaged communities through evidence-based research studies.