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Nurse Climate Champion profiles

Watch this video to hear why nurses across the country have joined the Nurses Climate Challenge.

Read the profiles below to learn how Nurse Climate Champions are using the Nurses Climate Challenge resources to educate their colleagues about climate and health.

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Jessica Madrid

Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada

From ozone layer depletion to the impact of recycling, Jessica Madrid has been captivated by how humans interact with the environment since she was a child.

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Floro Cubelo


From the Philippines to Finland, Floro Cubelo has seen how access to health care can make all the difference.

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Dr. Stephen Ferrara, DNP, NP

Columbia University, New York

As a family nurse practitioner, ivy league program administrator, and professor, Dr. Stephen Ferrara wears many hats – all of which he wears while affecting change.

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Gloria E. Barrera

Public health nurse, certified school nurse, and adjunct professor

From school nursing to testifying in Washington D.C., Gloria E. Barerra makes it her priority to advocate on behalf of vulnerable populations.

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Lisa Chan

Women & Infants Hospital, Providence, R.I.

Perinatal professional practice specialist Lisa Chan has advocated and supported women, children, and families as a nurse for more than 30 years.

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