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Project's Who's Who

Symbols Design Team
Project Advisory Committee
Technical Advisory Committee

The Signs That Work project of Hablamos Juntos is a collaborative effort on the part of many individuals and groups.

Symbols Design Team top

Project Advisory Committee top

A group of respected health leaders with a strong interest and demonstrated experience in the language barriers field will help the National Program Office develop strategies to disseminate the symbols system nationally and promote the use of symbols in health signage.


Joan Barlow, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Cástulo de la Rocha, AltaMed
Pamela S. Dickson, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Deeana Jang, Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Edward L. Martinez, National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems
Hugo Morales, Radio Bilingüe, Inc.
Guadalupe Pacheco, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Yolanda Partida, Hablamos Juntos

Paul M. Schyve, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Victoria D. Weisfeld, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Design experts in the healthcare, symbol, regulatory and testing fields provide guidance the use of symbols in the healthcare environment, and advise on the best practices for symbols or pictograms in the wayfinding, print and web environment.

Technical Advisors

John Bosio, Hillier
Dan Clements, Karlsberger Companies
Ken Ethridge, AIA, RIBA, ASI-Modulex, AIA Health Care consortium
David Gibson, Two Twelve Associates, AIGA Board
Phil Garvey, Penn State
Lance Wyman, Lance Wyman Ltd
Roger Whitehouse, Columbia University School of Architecture

Committee Staff

Craig Berger – Director of Education and Professional Development for the Society for Environmental Graphic Design

Association Partners

This group support and assists in developing educational programs for implementation and use of symbols in wayfinding.

American Institute for Graphic Arts (AIGA), Richard Grefé, Executive Director
The Center for Health Design, Sara Marberry
AIA Healthcare Committee,
Healthcare Architecture (AAH)
The Academy of Architecture for Health