The prestigious Charlotte Brody Award is given to a nurse whose story of environmental activism and accomplishment reflects a significant contribution to environmental health.
The award honors Charlotte Brody, a registered nurse and activist and a founder of Health Care Without Harm, who has dedicated her career to making a safer, healthier environment through sustainability. The Charlotte Brady Award seeks to recognize nurses who go beyond everyday nursing endeavors to proactively promote and protect environmental health and who generate significant outcomes from their efforts.
Applications will be evaluated based on the applicant’s:
- Leadership in improving environmental health practices, policies, and education
- Social, political, and/or professional activism on behalf of people, their health, and the environment
- Efforts to increase the visibility of nurses and their important and effective role in addressing environmental health issues
The award is sponsored by Healthcare Without Harm and the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments.
The winner will receive a full CleanMed registration fee waiver and two nights of accommodation at the conference hotel.