Charles Griffin, FAIA, FACHA, EDAC

Senior Director, Healthcare

A consummate visionary, Charles is passionate about sharing knowledge to globally enhance and advance the design and planning of hospitals. Through his leadership of and involvement with such organizations as American College of Healthcare Architects (FACHA), AIA Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH), Texas Society of Architects, American Society for Hospital Engineering (ASHE), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and the Construction Industry Council (CIC), he has maintained industry partnerships and collaborations resulting in healthcare facilities that meet evolving standards and research, while balancing the needs of patients, staff, and families with medical technology.

Charles is an acknowledged national leader in healthcare design, and has been responsible for many of EYP’s largest projects throughout the country. His nearly three decades of service to the firm will ensure continuity while establishing a new generation of leadership.


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Representative Projects

Emergency entrance to CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital

Women & Children's Hospital & Emergency Department Expansion

CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital

Children’s Health

A strategic framework guides long-term campus growth and addresses short-term community needs.

Exterior of Jersey Shore Ocean Medical Center

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Hackensack Meridian Health

Specialty Care

The region’s only academic university-level teaching center and clinical research facility has undergone a transformational modernization and expansion.

View of Ocean Medical Center

Ocean Medical Center, Hirair & Anna Hovnanian Emergency Care Center

Hackensack Meridian Health

Specialty Care

Evidence-based design utilizes data from our evaluation of OMC’s sister hospital to inform and improve unit design.

UNC Health North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital

North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital

UNC REX Healthcare

Specialty Care

Consolidating existing services enhances accessibility to high-quality care.

JSUMC Hope Tower

HOPE Tower at Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Hackensack Meridian Health

Ambulatory Care

Engendering hope: patient experience and outcomes improve with better access to cancer care.

Level 3 waiting area

Ocean Medical Center, Medical-Surgical Suite

Hackensack Meridian Health

Acute Care

High-touch design transforms the acute care experience.