Co-Founder and President, Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth
Gary Cohen is co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth, both created to help the health care sector be environmentally sustainable and anchor institutions to support environmental health in communities they serve. A pioneer in the environmental health movement for 30 years, Cohen has helped build coalitions globally to address environmental health impacts related to toxic chemical exposure and climate change. He’s on the board of the American Sustainable Business Council, Coming Clean, and Health Leads. In 2013, the White House awarded him the Champion of Change Award for Climate Change and Public Health. Cohen was named a MacArthur Fellow and “genius” grant recipient in 2015.