Rutgers Health

Climate Action Group

Mission

The Rutgers Health Climate Action Group will build and promote a culture of sustainability at Rutgers Health.
Doctors and nurses

Participants

Co-Chairs
Henry Rutgers Chair in Nanoscience and Environmental Bioengineering, School of Public Health, EOHSI
Philip Demokritou
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Rutgers Robert Wood Medical School and Rutgers School of Public Health
Soko Setoguchi
Members

Liza Barbarello Andrews, Clinical Professor, Clinical Director of Simulation, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Lila Bazina, PhD Student, School of Public Health
Brian Buckley, Executive Director of Laboratories, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute
Meg Castro, Senior Public Relations Specialist, Rutgers Communications and Marketing
Catherine Chen, Assistant Professor, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Paul Copeland, Professor and Associate Dean, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Helene DeRisi, Administrative Coordinator, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute
Carlos DeSousa, Director, Environment of Care, University Behavioral Health Care
David Garyantes, Medical Student, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
William Gause, Senior Associate Dean for Research, New Jersey Medical School
Mary Beth Giacona, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Dental Medicine
Jose Guillermo Cedeno Laurent, Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute
Georgios Kelesidis, Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute
Nancy Kirsch, Interim Chair, Rehabilitation And Movement Sciences, School of Health Professions
Robert Laumbach, Associate Professor, Center for Environmental Exposures and Disease
Deborah Lazzarino, Associate Dean for Research, New Jersey Medical School
Jeremy Lessing, MD/PhD Candidate, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and School of Biological and Environmental Sciences
Jillian Prior, Director of Strategic Communications, Rutgers Communications and Marketing
Wendy Purcell, Professor, School of Public Health
Gloria Rodriquez, Associate Professor, New Jersey Medical School
Alejandro Ruiz, Executive Director Rutgers Environmental Health and Safety
Heili Truumees, Medical Student, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Anisha Tyagi, Medical Student, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Schoo

RBHS

Scope:

  • Build a culture of sustainability at Rutgers Health that:
    • Integrates climate action into academics, life, and policy across campus
    • Embodies the core values expressed in the climate action plan
    • Is inclusive of all Rutgers Health students, faculty, and staff
  • Measure and communicate progress toward building a culture of sustainability at Rutgers Health