Heller & Metzger in Washington, DC
Healthcare

University of Virginia — Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center

Charlottesville, VA / Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership- DC

The Emily Couric Clinical Cancer Center houses outpatient services for adults diagnosed with cancer and offers comprehensive patient care services, including infusion, imaging, hematology and oncology clinics and state-of-the-art TomoTherapy. The facility also features healing elements like reflective gardens, exam rooms with private dressing and bathrooms, and an onsite imaging facility for same-day reviews. The specifications included requirements for radiation shielding, for radio frequency shielding and magnetic shielding of the MRI suite, and for a pneumatic tube system to connect the Center with the University hospital system’s existing pneumatic tube system.