Integrated design firm SmithGroup (Detroit) has promoted Vladislav (Vlad) Torskiy to health strategist.

Torskiy will be based in the firm’s Chicago office and will be responsible for leading the firm’s strategic planning services and team of health strategy experts. He recently led a population health and equity study of the South Chicago metropolitan area.

Prior to joining the firm, he led strategic and medical planning for several health systems, including WakeMed Health (Raleigh, N.C.), Beaumont Health (Royal Oak, Mich.), and Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare (St. Paul, Minn.).