Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment and
University of Maryland School of Nursing present:

Environmental Excellence in Health Care:
A Showcase of Best Practices

NOVEMBER 18, 2010
7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Visit the conference website to view full schedule and to register:

Join regional and national health care professionals, environmental industry experts, and educators for this learning and networking event designed to showcase the best practices of hospitals as they journey toward more sustainable environments for hospital staff, patients, and communities. Session topics will include best practices for environmentally preferable purchasing, environmental best practices in the operating room, green design and construction, energy conservation, management of hazardous pharmaceuticals, and procurement and service of sustainable foods.

Keynote Address:
Gary Cohen, president and co-founder, Health Care Without Harm

Green Physicians: A Panel Discussion

Facilitated by Delegate Dan Morhaim, MD, Maryland House of Delegates 11th District, Baltimore County

Cynthia Bearer, MD, PhD, FAAP, chief, Division of Neonatology, University of Maryland School

of Medicine and chair, Board of Directors, Children’s Environmental Health Network

Martin Makery, MD, associate professor of surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution,

and associate professor of health policy and management, Johns Hopkins School of Public


Noedahn Copley-Woods, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, Magee

Womens Hospital


Registration Deadline – October 28*      $55

Student Rate      $25
*See website for details.

University of Maryland School of Nursing

655 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

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