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An Expedition of Discovery in Health,
Healthcare, and Environmental Design

Produced by The CARITAS Project

Under the direction of
Wayne Ruga

In partnership with
HD – The Journal for Healthcare
Design & Development

In cooperation with
MARU – The Medical Architecture Research Unit,
at the South Bank University, London

Opening Remarks
James Parker

Honorary Guide
Dr. Christine Milligan

Brian Chapman
George Pressler

DuPont Textiles and Interiors
INSCAPE Corporation
Nemschoff: Founding Patron Sponsor
Shaw Industries/ShawTek and Design Origins’ Divisions
Spec Furniture

Banquet Hosts
Mike Barrett
Healing Environments International
Health Furnishings Solutions
HD – The Journal for Healthcare Design & Development
Interior Design / Kay Trimmer
Johansen Design
Harry and Robin Loucks
MARU – Medical Architecture Research Unit
Planning Decision Resources
Shaw Industries/ShawTek and Design Origins’ Divisions
Vara Kamin / Impressions in Light

Kim Trimmer Carbone
J. Brent Early / Chatham, Inc.
Fantagraph / Standard Textiles
G+T Industries
Bonnie Gepfert
Stan Gray / Carolina Business Furniture
Scott Hall / Hall Weir & Associates
Jill Hall / Carlyle Hall
Karen Quinton Jeffers
Susan Kirkcaldy/Kirkcaldy Consulting
Leslie Contract Furnishings
Art Libera / Evans and Brown
MDC Wallcoverings
Barbara Napolitano / TOLI International
RJF International
Mardelle Shepley
Todd Trimmer
and a generous grant from the
Hulda B. and Maurice L. Rothschild Foundation

Local Hosts
A cross-section of professional and lay stakeholders in health-related improvement, the Local Hosts have supported the development of programs and events within the Greater Manchester Area for the benefit of their fellow Expeditioners, and the local community at-large.

Marcus Ashurst
Brian Chapman
Chris Dabbs
Joy Dale
David Haley
Sam Portnoy
Nilofer Shaikh
Pat Sheard
Francesca Turner
Beryl Wilner
Steve Young

The CARITAS Project, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation in the State of Delaware, founded in 2001 by Wayne Ruga. Its recognition as a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization has been determined by the Internal Revenue Service of the United States.

The mission of The CARITAS Project is to cause the creation of new cultural communities that improve life by valuing expressions of respect for human dignity and, in so doing, encourage the creation of appropriate and sustainable artifacts, such as:

• Caring and supportive behaviors,
• Life-enhancing environments, and
• Improved health and well being.

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