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Nurse Climate Champion profiles

Watch this video to hear why nurses across the country have joined the Nurses Climate Challenge.

Read the profiles below to learn how Nurse Climate Champions are using the Nurses Climate Challenge resources to educate their colleagues about climate and health.

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Rob Samulack

Ottawa, Canada
From his community to nationwide efforts in Canada, Rob Samulack makes it his priority to care for people and advocate at all levels for environmental stewardship.
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Dr. Kathy Murphy, Ed.D, MSN, RN, CHSE

Professor of nursing at Naugatuck Valley Community College

Environmental nursing educator Dr. Kathy Murphy from Naugatuck Valley Community College is honored as the 2022 Charlotte Brody Award recipient.

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Doriam Camacho

Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia

Dean Doriam Camacho is an environmental nursing leader working to incorporate climate and health education and environmental justice into the nursing profession across Latin America.

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Caitlin MacLaren

Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida
Transplant nurse Caitlin MacLaren used her community organizing background to mobilize her local union’s Climate Committee at Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital.
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Dr. Lisa Whitfield-Harris, Dr. Clara Granda-Cameron, and Dr. MaryLou Manning

Jefferson College of Nursing at Thomas Jefferson University

What started as a small spark of interest at Jefferson College of Nursing grew into nursing faculty implementing climate and health education into their program to encourage students to think about taking climate action in their health policy, leadership, popul

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