Paul Dzurinda joined Russell Phillips & Associates and is serving clients as a Fire & Emergency Management Consultant out of the Ohio office. Paul served as the Director of Facilities Compliance for the Cleveland Clinic Health System and, for over a decade, he has been specializing in safety regulations, code compliance, and standards compliance / interpretation. In his role with the Cleveland Clinic Health System, Paul was responsible for survey preparation, training/education, construction/ renovation drawing reviews, and the process of commissioning construction/renovation projects at health care facilities throughout the country (over 23 million square feet of property). Paul has experience working with the entire spectrum of healthcare related occupancies including large academic medical centers, ambulatory surgery centers, and medical office buildings.
Paul is a Board Member and Founding Member of the Northern Ohio Society for Healthcare Engineering (NOSHE) and is currently their Advocacy Liaison. He is also a member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Paul holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Environmental Science and is a Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP).