Mrs. Erin Peavey, AIA

HKS, Inc.

Contact Details

HKS, Inc.
Dallas, TX


Erin is passionate about improving health and wellbeing with design and has spent her career bridging the gap between research and practice. Erin is an architect and design researcher at HKS. Prior to joining HKS, she was a senior researcher and medical planner at HOK, and a Research Consultant with the Center for Health Design and Georgia Institute of Technologies' SimTigrate Lab. She is the research chair and a trustee of the Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation and was recognized in Healthcare Design’s Best Under 40 by the Academy of Architecture for Health. She is active in giving back to the healthcare design community as a speaker, mentor, teacher and board member. Research Focus: Teamwork and Communication, Patient Safety, Population Health, Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Education, Design Thinking and Quality Improvement.


Texas A&M University
Master of Architecture
2009 To 2011

Texas A&M University
2004 To 2008

Loyola University New Orleans
2003 To 2004

Job History

Researcher + Medical Planner
New York, NY, United States
May 2011 - present

Architect + Design Researcher
January 2017 - present

Health Environments Research & Design Journal
Editorial Assistant
July 2009 - May 2011

AIA Austin Architecture for Health Committee
January 2009 - January 2010

CTA Architects Engineers
Architecture Intern
June 2008 - June 2009

Architectural Intern
August 2006 - December 2006


  • Academy of Architecture for Health, Research Initiatives Committee