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Lee Coplan


Healthcare studio.

Lee Coplan is a founding member of Hord Coplan Macht and serves as chief executive officer for the firm.

As director of the firm’s Healthcare studio, he has served as principal-in-charge for a wide range of the medical facility design projects.  His long-standing commitment to healthcare design has yielded a variety of successful projects including the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, the new Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai and the new ER-7 at Northwest Hospital Center. Under his direction, Hord Coplan Macht has designed major renovation and expansions at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at University of Maryland Medical System, University of Maryland Medical System’s Maryland General Hospital and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Lee is a member of the AIA’s Large Firm Roundtable as well as the American Society of Healthcare and serves on the Executive Board of the Design Futures Council.

Lee has been a long-serving member of the board of directors of LifeBridge Health, which oversees the well-being and continued growth of this nationally respected healthcare organization. Lee joined the Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital Board in 1983 and served until 1999. He was chairman of the board from 1998 through 1999.

As a leader in the community, his participation on various boards of charitable and non-profit organizations include the Aaron Straus and Lillie Straus Foundation, where Lee is currently serving as the board of trustees’ vice president. He is president of the Camp Airy and Louise Foundation and a member of the Board of Visitors of University Maryland, Baltimore County.