Sara Bayramzadeh, Ph.D., M.Arch.
Coordinator and Elliot Professor
Kent State University
Sara Bayramzadeh, Ph.D., is the Coordinator and Elliot Professor in the Health Care Design Program at Kent State University. Sara?s research is focused on interdisciplinary efforts to enhance healthcare outcomes through effective environmental design. Such outcomes include efficiency and the safety and satisfaction of both patients and staff. She has extensive experience with psychiatric units and operating rooms design. Sara also advocates for bridging academia and practice for applied design solutions derived from research. She holds a Master of Architecture from Miami University and a doctoral degree in Design, Construction and Planning from the University of Florida.