CleanMed 2016 Recognizes Stephanie Davis Scholarship Recipients

By Practice Greenhealth Staff on May 10, 2016

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Christina Shull, RN

Emergency Department,
Carle Foundation Hospital
Christina Shull, RN, BSN, works in the emergency department at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois. She is committed to sustainability and waste diversion through recycling. The green committee at her current hospital is inactive and she hopes to revitalize it. Previous involvement with a green committee includes her efforts at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way, Washington. She demonstrated her commitment to waste diversion by increasing recycling receptacles in the emergency department, increasing staff participation through education and assisting with waste sorting at employee meal events.

Debbie Wilson RMN, RGN, BSc

Sustainability Officer,
Counties Manukau Health
Wilson has worked in health care for 30 years and moved to Auckland, New Zealand, from the U.K. in 2008. Wilson has been working in the field of sustainability as the sustainability officer for Counties Manukau (CM) Health since 2012. CM Health is Certified Emissions Measurement and Reduction Scheme certified and is proud to be a global award winner of the 2020 Health Care Climate Challenge. Wilson is also a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences at AUT, and is in the process of empirically measuring the effectiveness of the organization’s waste minimization program. Her interests are in waste minimization in the context of managing large-scale organizational change.

Emil Kloslowiak

MD candidate,
University of Illinois
College of Medicine in Chicago
In addition to his MD studies, Kloslowiak is part of the Innovation Medicine program at UIC, the goal of which is to train future physicians in needs assessment, innovation and design, bridging the gap between the clinic and the developers. He studied biomedical engineering at Northwestern University and completed a Fulbright research fellowship in spinal cord regeneration at AGH University in Krakow, Poland. Along with some of his peers at UIC-COM, Kloslowiak is spearheading several sustainability initiatives including a green roof proposal and an anatomy lab scrub recycling program. He has also started a sustainability student group at UIC-COM in order to ensure the continued success of current and future projects.