Building momentum for climate solutions

Recorded On: 08/09/2018

Session Description

Join Health Care Without Harm for an engaging conversation about how health professionals can capitalize on a critical moment for global climate action happening in September. Learn how to easily plug into Health Care Without Harm’s programs and events, and gain simple actions you can take to build the momentum for climate solutions to protect health.

Learning Objectives

  • how clinicians can use their trusted voice to advocate for climate solutions
  • advocacy tips and strategies for promoting climate solutions
  • the significance of the upcoming Global Climate Action Summit
  • how to participate from afar in affiliated climate and health events


Standard Fee: Free  

Practice Greenhealth Member: Free 

Practice Greenhealth Subscriber: Free

Gary Cohen

Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth president and co-founder

Gary Cohen has been a pioneer in the environmental health movement for more than 30 years. He is president and co-founder of Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth. He has received numerous recognitions for his achievements, including The MacArthur Foundation’s Environmental Health Advocate Fellows Award (2015) and the White House’s Champion of Change Award for Public Health and Climate Change (2013).

Dr. Amy Collins

Practicing emergency medicine physician and Health Care Without Harm physician engagement senior clinical advisor

Amy Collins, M.D., is a practicing emergency medicine physician, health care sustainability professional, and senior clinical advisor for Health Care Without Harm.

Shanda L. Demorest

University of Minnesota School of Nursing clinical assistant professor, Nurses Climate Challenge project coordinator

Shanda Demorest, DNP, RN-BC, PHN, is a practicing cardiovascular nurse at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital and an executive board member of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing Alumni Society and a member of Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate. Her current efforts involve educating health students and professionals on the health impacts of climate change and motivating them to take action, as well as working toward a more environmentally sustainable health care industry. Demorest has a doctoral degree in health innovation and leadership.

Lauren Koch, MENR

Health Care Without Harm Climate and Health associate director

Lauren Koch, MA, MENR, holds a dual masters in environment and natural resources/public policy and administration from Ohio State University and is the associate director for Health Care Without Harm’s Climate and Health program with a focus on mitigation and resilience initiatives.

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Building momentum for climate solutions
Learn how health professionals can build on the momentum of upcoming events for greater climate action in their workplaces and communities. Live event: 08/09/2018 at 1:00 PM (EDT) You must register to access.
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