Patrick Burke is the Assistant Vice President (AVP) of Capital Project Management at Columbia University Medical Center.
As AVP, Patrick oversees all aspects of architecture, engineering, planning and construction for new buildings, renovations, and capital renewal and infrastructure improvements. After joining Columbia University in 2001 as the Director of Design and Construction, Mr. Burke’s notable accomplishments include the design and construction of the 300,000 square foot Irving Cancer Research Center, the complete renovation and infrastructure upgrade of the 20 story 185,000 square foot Mailman School of Public Health Building, and the new state of the art 47,000 square foot Hammer Teaching and Learning Center.
Prior to joining Columbia University, Mr. Burke practiced architecture at The Hillier Group in Princeton, NJ and at HLW International in New York City, where his focus of practice was on biomedical research facilities and other high-technology building types. Mr. Burke has extensive experience with the design and construction of numerous large scale research building projects, including the 765,000 square feet world headquarters for Marion Merrill Dow Laboratories in Kansas City, MO, the 100,000 square foot vivarium expansion for Schering Plough in Kenilworth, NJ, and the new 35,000 square foot building at the American Cyanamid Agricultural Research Campus in Princeton, NJ. Mr. Burke has also completed or overseen numerous other building and planning projects for Southern Research Institute, Hoffman LaRoche, Yale University and the 230,000 square foot R & D Headquarters for Avon Products.
Mr. Burke currently serves as a Trustee at the Morristown Beard School in Morristown NJ, where he participates on the Finance Committee and Buildings and Grounds Committee. Previously, Mr. Burke has served as a Board Member on the Princeton University Association of Graduate Alumni, where he has also served as an Instructor of Architecture and Urban Planning and visiting critic. He has served as a G20 Biomedical and Behavioral Research Facility grant reviewed for the National Institutes of Health.
Mr. Burke is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and a Registered Architect in New York and New Jersey. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and a Master of Architecture from Princeton University.
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