Perkins Eastman has hired C. Carson Shearon EDAC, LEED AP, as principal and director of International Healthcare. He will also lead, develop and grow the healthcare practice in the Chicago, Illinois region.
A leader in the planning and design of healthcare facilities internationally, Shearon has more than 20 years of experience in the science and healthcare fields, 15 of which have been dedicated to planning and designing healthcare facilities for clients around the world. Shearon’s body of work reflects a range of scales, including engagements for teaching, community, industrial, government and regional healthcare facilities in the Middle East, India, China, Europe and the Caribbean, as well as the U.S. and Canada. Shearon is a member of the Architecture Advisory Board at the American University in Dubai, the Healthcare Knowledge Community of AIA Chicago, Sg2 and The Advisory Board.
Shearon is a published author, speaker and teacher recognized for his insights on emerging global trends driving healthcare planning, design and clinical experience. He holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois, Chicago, a Master of Biomedical Science from Creighton University School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Science in biology from Creighton University.
Shearon is also an Honors recipient of the University of Wisconsin Business Management Program and holds a Lean Healthcare Certification from University of Michigan College of Engineering.