Building momentum for climate solutions
Recorded On: 08/09/2018
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.
- 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
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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.