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The award-winning firm, Carrier Johnson + CULTURE, has announced the addition of John P. Mattox, AIA, LEED AP, as director of Strategic Healthcare Initiatives for the growing Healthcare Division.
HDR announced the hiring of Duncan Griffin, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, as a sustainable principal.
Hobbs+Black Architects has announced the promotion of Thomas (TJ) Chasty to vice president of its Phoenix office.
Esmaeil Porsa, MD, MPH, CCHP-P, CCHP-A, has been named executive vice president and chief strategy and integration officer at the Dallas-based Parkland Health & Hospital System.

Q & A

Steve Wiser, director of healthcare design at JRA Architects, discusses patient-centered design and emerging trends that improve the
Randy Cooper, author of “Wayfinding for Healthcare: Best Practices for Today’s Facilities,” has more than 35 years of experience in the
Stan Spellman, vice president of St. Louis-based Spellman Brady & Co., has more than 20 years of experience in interior design. His


Lexington Medical Center is building a 545,000-square-foot, 10-story patient care tower constructed More.
Columbus Regional Health in Columbus opened its new Centering Pregnancy Program on May 10. More.
Effingham Health System in Springfield announced that it will reorganize to become a nonprofit More.