Healthcare Designer Aneetha McLellan joins DLR Group

Healthcare Designer Aneetha McLellan, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED AP BD+C has joined DLR Group to lead the firm’s Healthcare Studio.

McLellan will work with DLR Group Healthcare experts to grow the scope and scale of the firm’s practice and its geographic reach across the nation. She also will collaborate with design teams in the Higher Education, Justice+Civic, Retail, and Workplace markets to bring healthcare design expertise into those building types to deliver strategic methodologies and adaptable spaces for clients and facility users.

“Aneetha McLellan is a leader and her Healthcare design expertise, enthusiasm, and energy will positively impact clients in many of our market sectors,” said DLR Group CEO Griff Davenport, AIA. “The delivery of healthcare services is changing and Aneetha has a passion for using innovative design strategies to enhance patient health and wellness to empower the individual in their healthcare lifecycle.”

With more than 19 years of experience working with clients like Kaiser Permanente, New York Presbyterian, Mayo Clinic and the Cleveland Clinic, Aneetha is recognized as an innovator in Healthcare design. Her initial efforts will leverage existing resources and relationships to capture opportunities within the community and critical care, and ambulatory care and outpatient segments.

“DLR Group is a growing, and vibrant firm. Our brand promise to elevate the human experience through design speaks directly to improving outcomes and compassion from the view point and experience of both the patient and the caregiver,” said McLellan. “I look forward to working with leaders across the firm to enrich the DLR Group Healthcare Studio.”

McLellan has 20 years of experience in healthcare design and was most recently with Kimball Health as a regional healthcare specialist. She received a bachelor of science in architectural studies from the University of Nebraska.