Mitchell Planning Associates, a leading medical equipment consultant to the healthcare industry is pleased to announce the addition of Ms. Lisa Charrin, AIA, ACHA to our leadership team.

Ms. Charrin is a recognized industry expert on the future of medical technology and presents regularly at national healthcare design conferences and has published several articles and white papers on the subject of planning for change to stay current with trends in medicine and research. Lisa is a board certified healthcare architect with over 22 years of experience in health care and research facility design and has completed well over 7 million square feet of innovative, efficient and transformative landmark projects at academic medical centers, pediatric hospitals, cancer centers across the US and abroad.

Ms. Charrin leads discussions related to leveraging high tech equipment in areas such as surgery, imaging, and intensive care and identifies flexible design strategies to accommodate evolving medical technology. Her work at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center over the past 15 years has proven successful in guiding client decisions to procure and install advanced imaging systems, radiotherapy, vivariums and clinical research equipment on time and under budget.

She is a member of the Rice University Building Institute, American College of Healthcare Architects, American Institute of Architects Academy on Architecture for Health and has served as a grant reviewer for the National Institute of Health (NIH). Ms. Charrin has a special interest in Family Centered Care, Patient Safety and Bioethics, and has presented at National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI) and the Institute for Family Centered Care, and serves on the Board of Directors for Project DOCC Houston, and is Chairman Emeritus of Texas Children’s Hospital Family Advisory Board.

Ms. Charrin will continue to reside in Houston and will bring her national and international client reputation to Mitchell leading key projects in the Southwest United States and Puerto Rico.

Mitchell Planning Associates is a leading provider of medical equipment consulting services to the healthcare industry. Our team of professionals, advise progressive healthcare organizations on implementing leading technologies to best meet the specific patient populations they serve. Having offices in Chicago, IL, Miami, FL, Jacksonville, FL, Denver, CO, Memphis, TN, Houston, TX, Portland, OR, Phoenix, AZ, and Oklahoma City, OK, Mitchell is able to service projects Nationally and Internationally. For more information on Mitchell Planning Associates, please visit us at