M. Ferial Asadies, AIA, ARB (UK), LEED AP
Ferial is a healthcare futurist focusing on regenerative design and equity in healthcare. With 22 years of experience in design, programming, and project management for healthcare facilities in the U.K. and the U.S., Ferial has focused her design philosophy on creating healing spaces that engage and inspire patients, their loved ones, and caregivers alike. Both her work and reputation illustrate passion, motivation, and a commitment to the clients with whom she partners, rooted in deep project involvement from inception to completion. As the health market leader for HDR’s Los Angeles office, Ferial nurtures new client relationships and spearheads project delivery efforts. She has been the co-founder and co-chair of the AIA PF Academy of Architecture in Health since 2018.
Edwin Najarian, P.E, S.E
Edwin is leading structural teams of IMEG in Pasadena, Anaheim, and San Diego. Has been practicing structural engineering for more than 24 years. He has led the design and analysis of several billion dollars in new construction and heavily involved in seismic retrofit of existing Healthcare SPC, NPC projects.
Picasso brings nearly twenty years of knowledge and expertise to PNG Builders, located in Irwindale, CA. As a leader in the construction industry, his well-rounded understanding of the construction process and overall knowledge of the industry have enabled him to lead large complex ground-up projects to technical TI projects in sectors such as healthcare, energy, and mixed-use facilities.