is the president of Aesthetics, Inc
., a 30 year old healthcare design firm, based in San Diego. She has built an international reputation in collaborating with healthcare institutions to bring harmony, balance, and beauty to the built environment through art programs, architecture, interior design, and graphic design. She is a recognized leader, consultant, and lecturer on evidence-based regional arts programs that reflect the vision and values of healthcare organizations. Annette is also a co-founder of Aesthetic Audio Systems, Inc., implementing music programs for healing, therapeutic, and environmental improvements in healthcare settings. Annette has served as board member and president of the Society for the Arts in Healthcare, and is the 2006 recipient of the Janice Palmer Award. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for The CARITAS Project.