Leaders

Climate for Health is a national initiative led by a diverse network of health leaders across the health sector representing key health care, public health, clinical and medical institutions and associations.  We are offering support and inspiration to new leaders ready to make their own commitment to climate solutions within their own organizations and communities.

President and CEO, Trust for America's Health

Elaine Auld

Chief Executive Officer for the Society for Public Health Education, Washington, DC

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Chair, SEIU Nurse Alliance

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Senior Advisor to the Director, National Institute for Environmental Health

Bruce Bekkar

Kaiser Permanente (ret.)

Laura Kate Bender

National Assistant Vice President, Healthy Air, American Lung Association

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18th U.S. Surgeon General, Ex Officio

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Interim Director of the Center for Climate Health, and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE) at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Executive Director, American Public Health Association

Chief Executive Officer of the National Indian Health Board

National Director, Healthy Babies Bright Futures

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Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing

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Executive Director, Physicians for Social Responsibility

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Immediate Past President, National Association of Hispanic Nurses

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Co-founder, President, and Executive Director, Health Care Without Harm

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Senior Associate, American College of Physicians

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Executive Director, National Environmental Health Association

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CEO, American Psychological Association

CEO, National Association of City and County Health Officials

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Professor Emeritus, University of Washington School of Public Health

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Dean of the Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University

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Director, Environment & Health, Physicians for Social Responsibility

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Executive Director, Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (ANHE)

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Professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

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Acting Executive Director of the American Psychological Association's Science Directorate

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Director, Global Public Health Program, Global Observatory on Pollution and Health, Boston College

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Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

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Board Member, ecoAmerica

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CEO, National League for Nursing

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Executive Director, National Student Nurses' Association, Inc.

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Chair, Climate for Health Leadership Circle

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Director, Planetary Health Alliance

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Executive Director, Association of Public Health Nurses

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Director, Global Health Institute, University of Wisconsin

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President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association

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Director, Climate Change and Public Health, Public Health Institute

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Director, Program for Climate and Health, George Mason University

VP of Public Affairs, American Geophysical Union

Jennifer Tabola

Deputy Managing Director, Nature Conservancy's Global Lands Program

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Chief Medical Officer, American Academy of Pediatrics

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CEO, Lucky Planet Foods

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Executive Director, Children's Environmental Health Network