Dean Hamanaka is a senior medical and healthcare planner and programmer with over 30 years of experience with major healthcare facilities in California, Hawaii, Arizona and Nevada. Focusing closely on the patient, Dean plans and designs environments of care that best serve patient needs and that enhance their experience. He works collaboratively with medical, clinical and management personnel in each of his projects. Dean has also built upon his deep knowledge of healthcare and ADA codes by taking a leadership role in growing the firm’s in-house expertise in laboratory and medical equipment planning. He holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan.