Margulies Perruzzi Adds, Promotes Healthcare Talent

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Mark Thomsen (Photo: Bruce Rogovin)

BOSTON – Margulies Perruzzi announced that associate principal John Fowler, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP, has been elevated to the position of associate partner of the firm.

John is the 12th member of the firm’s partnership and will continue to lead MP’s growing healthcare studio, along with associate principal and partner Jason Costello, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP.

Margulies Perruzzi also hired Mark Thomsen, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, as senior project manager for healthcare. Mark brings 23 years of experience as a master planner, project manager, and healthcare planner for a wide variety of hospital and healthcare clients and project types.

“The addition of Mark Thomsen to MP’s healthcare studio offers our clients deep technical expertise coupled with proven project management skill. As an associate partner and associate principal at MP, John Fowler has worked tirelessly with Jason Costello to position the firm for continued growth in the healthcare market. We look forward to their collective contributions in leading and advancing MP’s healthcare practice,” said Marc Margulies, FAIA, LEED AP, senior partner and principal at Margulies Perruzzi.

John Fowler (Photo: Genevieve de Manio Photography)

For the past 20 years, John has been designing healthcare and science facilities throughout the U.S. His focus on improving the built environment for patients and the clinicians that care for them is a passion that permeates every project with which he is involved. John’s expertise in healthcare planning and design includes leading clinical Lean 3P planning events, facility master planning, feasibility studies, and strategic planning, in addition to architectural services. His recent project experience includes cancer care centers, surgical centers, endoscopy departments, compounding pharmacies, diagnostic imaging, and multi-specialty clinics.

Prior to joining MP, Mark spent more than 23 years as a healthcare planner and project manager at a Boston-based healthcare architecture firm, where his experience ranged from hospital campus master planning to large hospital projects and outpatient clinics. His extensive portfolio includes Jahra Hospital in Kuwait, Albany Memorial Hospital in New York, and Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Most recently, Mark led design teams for the multi-phased Boston Medical Center Menino Pavilion, working on several aspects of the project including medical/surgical and ICU inpatient units, the central sterile department, and the inpatient pharmacy.