Catherine Gow


Principal, Health Facilities Planning

Catherine Gow, one of Francis Cauffman’s top healthcare planners, focuses her work on improving the efficiency and effectiveness of medical institutions. Her 20+ years of experience in healthcare planning has included master plans, relocations and consolidations of emergency labs, surgery and radiology suites, cardiac and cancer centers, and intensive care units. Catherine has helped to develop some of the firm’s most advanced, state-of-the-art operating rooms, as well as a prototype for a safe patient room that reduces injuries and infections.

Catherine is a member of the American Institute of Architects including AIA’s Academy of Architecture for Health.  She is active in the American Society for Healthcare Engineering and often serves as an expert panelist on healthcare planning and regularly presents at Health Facilities Symposium conferences. She has written articles about the latest trends and issues in the field, including safe patient rooms and outpatient facilities in such publications as Health Facilities Management and Healthcare Design.

Catherine holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University.

Email: cgow@franciscauffman.com


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