HOK has elevated Belinda Young to regional leader for the design, architecture, engineering, and planning firm’s healthcare practice in San Francisco.

In her new role, Young will lead HOK project teams, guide strategy, and mentor staff.

She has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare design on projects throughout California, including Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Specialty Services Center in Sunnyvale, Calif., the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Maternity Unit, in Palo Alto, Calif., and the UC San Francisco Center for Reproductive Health in San Francisco.