Gary Cohen has been a pioneer in the environmental health movement for more than 35 years. He has helped build coalitions and networks globally to address health impacts related to climate change and toxic chemical exposure. Cohen is co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm, created in 1996 to help transform the health care sector to be environmentally sustainable and support the health and climate resilience of the communities they serve. Since its inception, the nonprofit has grown to lead and partner in groundbreaking initiatives in more than 72 countries.
Cohen was awarded… Read More
Tory Dietel Hopps is managing partner at Dietel Partners, where she manages portfolios for clients with both domestic and international interests. She works closely with the Dietel Partners team to define strategy, identify grantee and funding partners, and provide assistance to grantees with their strategies, resource development, and capacity building needs. Dietel Hopps works closely with funding partners to help with field building in the areas of interest to her clients. She believes strongly in working toward better dynamics between the funding and grantseeking communities and takes a… Read More
Kimberly Dasher Tripp is Founder and Principal of Strategy for Scale where she is an advisor to high-impact organizations and private foundations. She partners with new and established philanthropists to build clear, impact-oriented strategies and processes to accelerate systems change. With social enterprises, she works on issues related to the nuanced art of scaling impact: strategic plans that drive measurable outcomes and can be operationalized; governance; leadership and talent; development strategy and growth plans; and impact measurement. Kimberly also conducts research and writes… Read More
Before joining Health Care Without Harm, Lee was a senior member of the American Psychological Association finance team, where he provided financial and budgetary oversight over the association. He served as a key financial partner to unit heads by facilitating financial, budgetary management, staffing operations, and strategy planning and execution. Lee also has experience working within the public sector and for-profit organizations in the D.C. area.
Brian is responsible for managing, integrating, and developing solutions Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth use to engage members and partners. He is the co-author of GeoServer Beginner’s Guide, a book that teaches others in the information Technology sector how they can embrace GeoServer to visually analyze, interpret, edit, and share interactive web-based maps. Brian enjoys kayak fishing, reading about the bleeding edge of technology, and perfecting the art of brewing a great beer.
Plant-Forward Future is a curated set of resources from Practice Greenhealth, Health Care Without Harm, and our partners that will help health care facilities set a plant-forward goal, menu and market plant-forward dishes, and track their progress.
11 hospital food champions told us what plant-forward means to them, now it's your chance. Share how you plan to shape a #PlanForwardFurture
Share our video, GIF, or videos from the hospital food champions.
Sample social media
Remember to tag Practice Greenhealth and #PlantForwardFuture so we can amplify your posts.
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Gary Cohen has been a pioneer in the environmental health movement for thirty years. He is Co-Founder and President of Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth. He was also instrumental in bringing together the NGOs and hospital systems that formed the Healthier Hospitals Initiative. All three were created to transform the health care sector to be environmentally sustainable and serve as anchor institutions to support environmental health in their communities.
Cohen is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Sambhavna Clinic in Bhopal, India. He is also on the Boards of… Read More
Each year, Practice Greenhealth presents its Visionary Leader Award to a senior-level health care executive for exemplary leadership in advocating for and integrating sustainability and environmental stewardship into operational excellence.
Barbara Tretheway, HealthPartners senior vice president and general counsel, was selected for the 2019 honor.
“By starting our sustainability program, I was giving voice to the work already being done by our very committed employees and was deeply fortunate to have the immediate support and engagement of our board and senior leaders who could clearly see… Read More