UCS grad earns top state architect award

GuintaA 2003 Utica Community Schools graduate has earned a top state honor for his work in designing health care facilities.

Matthew Guinta, who attended Eisenhower High School, was honored with the Associate Member of the Year Award from the American Institute Michigan.

Since leaving Eisenhower, Guinta has been a driving force in pursuing best practices and innovative solutions in simulation and healing spaces for health care facilities.

Guinta’s work has taken him across the country to plan health facilities with specialized teams.

He has collaborated on a variety of projects, including: renovations of Advocate Trinity Hospital – Intensive Care Unit in Chicago, Illinois, an emergency department replacement at the War Memorial Hospital, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the consolidation of existing radiology treatment at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a simulation center/multi-use training facility for the University’s School of Nursing and local healthcare providers at the Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.


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