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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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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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Katie Wickman

Sustainability manager at Advocate Aurora Health

Environmental nursing leader Katie Wickman from Advocate Aurora Health is honored as the 2021 Charlotte Brody Award recipient.

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Jessica Madrid

Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada

From ozone layer depletion to the impact of recycling, Jessica Madrid has been captivated by how humans interact with the environment since she was a child.

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Floro Cubelo


From the Philippines to Finland, Floro Cubelo has seen how access to health care can make all the difference.

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