Environmental Excellence Awards Q&A Session

Session Description 

Practice Greenhealth’s Environmental Excellence Awards are the premier source of recognition for hospital achievement in environmental stewardship. This informal working session is an opportunity to bring your questions about the awards application process and hear other members’ questions. Call will last as long as there are viable questions from participants or 60 minutes.

Learning Objectives

  • Highlight the awards timeline and deadline for submission
  • Outline the benefits of applying for an award
  • Respond to member questions about application content, the submission process, data formatting or other areas of confusion.



Cecilia DeLoach Lynn, Director of Sector Performance and Recognition, Practice Greenhealth

Cecilia leads the Sector Performance team at Practice Greenhealth where she is working to identify performance metrics for sustainability in the healthcare sector while also creating reports, tools and resources to support members in assessing, measuring and benchmarking their sustainability performance. Cecilia authors Practice Greenhealth’s annual Sustainability Benchmark Report, oversees the annual Environmental Excellence Awards and also provides support and technical assistance to a portfolio of member hospitals. Cecilia is a subject matter expert on sustainable operations in healthcare and has been guiding hospitals and health systems in the development of customized sustainability strategies for more than 19 years. She is an accomplished public speaker and trainer, and builds support and awareness for Practice Greenhealth through targeted speaking engagements, stakeholder engagement and outreach. Cecilia has a BS in Environmental Science, an MBA from the George Washington University with a focus in corporate social responsibility and healthcare administration, and is a LEED-accredited professional. She is based in the Reston, VA office where she lives with her husband and two small children.


Christopher Bodkin, Data Coordinator for Sector Performance and Recognition, Practice Greenhealth

Christopher’s role at Practice Greenhealth is to help the sector become more sustainable through data collection, analysis, and reporting. He works with Cecilia DeLoach Lynn on the Sector Performance team to create dynamic metrics and data parameters to maximize both, accessibility of data, as well as what can be learned. Christopher’s vision is to create a circumstance where metrics are aligned with fiscal and social responsibilities in the health care sector as to naturally incentivize leaders to become more sustainable. Christopher oversees the Healthier Hospitals data collection and reporting as well as creates content and reports around data. Christopher also sits on the board of the Kearsarge Food Hub, which aggregates local and sustainable foods in New Hampshire.

*This is a member-only event.


Environmental Excellence Awards Q&A Session
60-minute presentation Live event: 02/08/2017 at 2:00 PM (EST) You must register to access.