With 35 years of leadership and design experience, Cusick has designed multiple billion-dollar health care projects. His portfolio includes the Catholic Health Good Samaritan Hospital Patient Care Pavilion, Memorial Sloan Kettering Children’s Cancer Center, and New York’s first LEED Platinum-certified hospital at Northwell Health Katz Women’s Hospital at Manhasset. He specializes in academic and emergency medicine; acute, ambulatory, and cancer care; and women’s and children’s facilities.
“Using his deep understanding of all facets of the design process, Daniel has managed industry-leading health care projects with proven design and project delivery,” said Wayne Barger, Health Practice Director at SmithGroup. “He places a strong emphasis on developing high-performing teams that provide exceptional client service and successful project outcomes.”
“We are thrilled to have Daniel steering the continued growth of our Southern California health practice and collaborating with health leaders across the firm,” said Bonnie Khang-Keating, Director of SmithGroup’s Los Angeles and San Diego offices. “His unique ability to successfully incorporate sustainability, culture, and the surrounding community into each project makes him an ideal partner for our region’s health market.”
Cusick’s leadership will further strengthen the firm’s presence in the Southern California health sector. Cusick graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from the New York Institute of Technology, School of Architecture. He is a registered Architect and member of the American Institute of Architects.