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Climate Change and Health: The Role of Radiology

9 March, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Join the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care, PEACH Health Ontario, and CASCADES as we welcome Dr. Maura Brown to speak on the topic of sustainable radiology in health care.

In this one-hour session Dr. Brown will review the concept of planetary health, outline available choices in radiology departments and discuss the role of health care leaders in climate advocacy.

Myles Sergeant, PEng. MD, Executive Director of the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care, will then introduce the concept of sustainability criteria in RFPs.

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Dr. Maura Brown is a Radiologist at BC Cancer, Vancouver, Clinical Assistant Professor UBC, and the Lower Mainland Medical Imaging CT medical practice lead. A lifelong enjoyment of the outdoors and a love for all living things led to her interest in climate change and its health effects. In the last several years she has obtained a Climate Change and Health certificate from Yale and a Cascades Canada certificate in Fundamentals of Sustainable Health Systems. Dr Brown co-chairs the provincial BC Cancer Planetary Health Unit which she co-founded in spring 2022. She is currently enrolled in the UBC Masters of Health Administration program, School of Population and Public Health (2021-2023), where her capstone project is focussed on engagement of frontline health care workers in low carbon, sustainable change.


9 March
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST