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Teri Oelrich, BSN, MBA

Teri Oelrich has three decades of experience in the healthcare industry, including full-time nursing, healthcare planning and healthcare consulting. Over the years, Teri’s broad experience has taken her to hospitals as far away as New Zealand and as close to home as Oregon where her family lives.

Her clients include some of the world’s top-tier health institutions: Kaiser Permanente, University of Washington Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Sharp Memorial System, the Koo Foundation, UCLA Health, Legacy Health System, Providence/Swedish Medical Center, Loma Linda University Medical Center, UCSF Medical Center, Wellington Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Orange County and the Oregon Health & Science University.

She is a frequent speaker on the topics of health and wellness and is active in promoting her industry. In addition, Teri has volunteered at the Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design, the Oregon Health & Sciences University, the AIA Academy of Architecture for Health, Friends of Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Guild and the Coalition of Health Environments Research Council, among others.


8th Annual National Nursing Research Symposium, Creating a Healing Environment: From Designing Space to Delivering Care: Clinical Implications for Space and Health Care Planning for Practice Environments — The Nursing Perspective, Stanford, 2017

Healthcare Design Conference, Behavioral Health and the ED: Collaborating Together for Success, Houston, 2016

Health Insights, The Rapid Evolution of Ambulatory Care Facility Strategies, Houston, 2015

Healthcare Design Conference, Mock Unit Evaluation Seminar, San Diego, 2014

Healthcare Design Conference, Rapid Proto-Typing Workshop, Orlando, 2013

University of Washington School of Architecture and School of Nursing, Alternative Design Careers, Seattle, 2012

Texas A&M College of Architecture, Planning and Design Tools, College Station, 2008

AIA Academy for Architecture in Health / Center for Health Design Fall Conference, Interventional Suite Design, Dallas, 2007

NACHRI Facilities Conference, Private Room NICU’s: Blank Children’s Hospital 5 Years Later, Fort Worth, 2006

AIA Academy of Architecture for Health, The Impact of Bariatric Patients to Your Bottom Line, Nashville, 2005