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Executive Director | Office of Planning, Design, and Construction at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Bobby Otten


Bobby Otten joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in 1992, and in 2018 he began overseeing the Office of Planning, Design, and Construction (PDC). As Executive Director of PDC, Bobby directs planning, design, and construction for on- and off-campus spaces at VUMC, including new construction and renovations of existing space. He enjoys working with healthcare and AEC professionals to deliver built environments required for healthcare, including research, patient care, and education. Bobby is a licensed architect in Tennessee and Florida and is NCARB certified. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and holds a Bachelor of Architecture.