The Walsh Group to Build Medical Mile Health Science Center
TACOMA, WA - Bates Technical College and the state Department of Enterprise Services selected The Walsh Group and Schreiber Starling Whitehead Architects as the design-build team for the $43.7 million Medical Mile Health Science Center in downtown Tacoma.
The Medical Mile Health Science Center (MMHSC), an Allied Health + STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) building will house classroom and lab spaces to replace the existing West Annex Building on the Bates Technical College campus.
The MMHSC building will be approximately 70,000 gross square feet and will contain a state-of-the-art Sim Lab, Skills Lab, and STEM facilities. The building will advance the use of simulation technology to enhance learning, provide a safe and effective way to train students and develop a more qualified workforce in a number of fields.
It is anticipated that the Allied Health training programs housed in the new building will include the following:
- Practical Nursing
- Nursing Assistant Certified
- Occupational Therapy Assistant
- Hearing Instruments Technology
- Dental Laboratory Technician
- Dental Assisting
- Biomedical Engineering Tech
- Bio Tech Lab Tech