This $50 million dollar state-of-the-art facility at Washington University changes forever how medical care will be delivered to children.
Moments after the Shriners Hospital for Children announced their historic move back to the medical campus of Washington University in St. Louis, Patch.com caught up with the chief architect and the Shriners medical chief of staff for their quick thoughts. Tom VanLandingham, Christner Architects, building designers. Patch.com: How thrilling is it to be able to work on a project of this magnitude? Tom VanLandingham: This is an absolutely the most exciting day once the project gets announced. When the community learned what was planned we were very excited, and this is great work to be able to do. Patch: How has computer generated architecture made all this possible? TV: It gives us absolutely new capabilities to be able to convey …
Team of dedicated Washington University physicians lead way to prestigious recognition.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- James Baer
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Think Shriners Hospital for Children physicians are the dedicated sort? There’s a case study that is proof positive. The chief of staff at the hospital, Dr. Perry L. Schoenecker is at work at the facility in Frontenac often hosting 6 a.m. meetings, and is regularly last out the door, well past 6 p.m. many evenings. Still, Schoenecker has to balance his life between work, family and other duties, such as the thankless chore of cutting his lawn. He built a reputation in idyllic Kirkwood, mowing his grass well past dark. He would pull his car up to the lawn and work under the beam of the headlights. The City of Kirkwood adopted the “Shoenecker Ordinance,” prohibiting homeowners from cutting their yards past dark. All that dedication has …