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David Deninger
David Deininger
AIA, LEED AP, EMHL | B.Arch’84

David H. Deininger, AIA, LEED AP, EMHL, is an architect and healthcare facility master planning consultant who established his own practice, 2dplanning, in 2011. As a national thought leader he has been on the leading edge of healthcare planning professionals advocating for a multidisciplinary approach which integrates strategy, facilities, operations, and finance. He has a proven track record and seasoned ability to analyze information, identify project goals, present multiple future scenarios, and then craft a long range vision which establishes a flexible framework for successful facility redevelopment that is comprehensive, consensus driven, and realistic.

He is a 2016 Baldrige Executive Fellow, an Industry Scholar at the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures, and a strategic content contributor for the Lown Institute. He has been a guest speaker at the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program at Brown University, the Design & Environmental Analysis program at Cornell University, the Healthcare Administration program at Suffolk University, the Healthcare Policy program at Tufts University, and the School of Architecture at Yale University. He has contributed a chapter entitled “The Integrated Facility Master Planning Process” for the book, Leading Change in an Era of Healthcare Transformation published in 2016.

Prior to founding 2dplanning, David was a Partner and Board member for 25 years at TRO (now Smith Group), an architectural and engineering firm in Boston specializing in healthcare. While at TRO, he established and built a successful national and international master planning service line, created an integrated multidisciplinary master planning process, and directed the firm’s positioning/branding strategy.

David holds an EMHL from the Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program at Brown University, a B.Arch from The Boston Architectural College, and a BA in American History from Ohio Wesleyan University.