Member Engagement Manager
Shanda Demorest, DNP, RN-BC, PHN is a Member Engagement Manager with Practice Greenhealth, where she works with hospitals and health systems to reduce their environmental impact. Dr. Demorest earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Health Innovation and Leadership from the University of Minnesota, and she also holds the LEED Green Associate credential through the U.S. Green Building Council. A cardiovascular nurse with horticultural training by background, Shanda leads the Nurses Climate Challenge at Health Care Without Harm: A national campaign to educate 50,000 health professionals about the health impacts of climate change. She served on the Executive Board of Health Professionals for a Healthy Climate for four years, and currently sits on the Global Climate Change Committee for the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. Shanda serves on the development team of the Nurses Drawdown, a global project to equip nurses to take climate action in accordance with Project Drawdown solutions. Additionally, she partnered in the development of CHANT: Climate, Health and Nursing Tool, which measures nurses’ awareness and engagement with climate change globally. Shanda also serves as an Affiliate Faculty member at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and has published works on environmental sustainability in health care and the health impacts of climate change in local, state, and national journals.
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Friday, October 23, 2020
4:35pm – 4:55pm EDT