Engineering, technology, design, consulting and commissioning firm AKF announced the hiring of leading healthcare engineering expert Christina Mahady, P.E., LEED AP. Mahady joined the firm’s healthcare practice. AKF noted that with extensive experience designing complex and sophisticated mechanical systems for the world’s foremost healthcare facilities, Mahady has built an impressive portfolio spanning North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Mahady’s healthcare engineering experience includes large-scale critical and ambulatory care facilities, campus-wide infrastructure upgrades, and multiple proton therapy projects. Before joining AKF, Mahady was a member of the design team for Brooklyn, New York’s biggest ambulatory care center, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital’s Center for Community Health, as well as the largest LEED for Healthcare project in the U.S. at the time of its certification, Stamford Hospital in Connecticut. Her résumé also includes projects with esteemed organizations such as Montefiore Medical Center, Northwell Health and Massachusetts General Hospital, the firm stated.