Teri Oelrich, partner at global architecture, planning, and design firm NBBJ (Boston), has been elevated to fellow of the Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design (NIHD).

The NIHD Fellows Program recognizes and appoints those NIHD members who have demonstrated significant and sustained contributions to nursing, healthcare, healthcare design, and the NIHD.

Oelrich has more than three decades of experience in the industry, first working as a nurse before moving into facility utilization planning, financial feasibility, cost and operations analysis, and program planning with hospitals and freestanding clinics. She currently leads NBBJ’s team of eight nurses that provide healthcare consulting services to clients.