TCHEA 2020 February meeting

  • February 13, 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Jax Cafe
  • 69


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TOPIC:  Climate change and Healthcare


The effects that  climate change has on health and healthcare.  What can our healthcare organizations do to help in climate change and sustainability. 

  • Learn about how climate change is impacting health right here in  Minnesota/Wisconsin
  • Learn about how HealthPartners has pursued “Climate Smart Health Care”, saved money and improved the health and well-being of the communities we serve.
  • Learn about how all members of health care operations, facilities and construction teams play a critical role in lowering the carbon footprint of health care.


Dana A. Slade, CHMM

Director, Sustainability Programs

HealthPartners, Inc.

Dana A. Slade, CHMM, is the Director of Sustainability Programs for HealthPartners.  In this role, Mr. Slade is responsible for managing HealthPartners comprehensive set of sustainability programs.  He also is responsible for facilitating the enterprise sustainability steering committee and is a member and co-leader of the organization’s green teams and sustainability working groups.

Prior to joining HealthPartners, Mr. Slade worked in the environmental and compliance management field for over 20 years, primarily in the energy sector.  He has extensive experience in regulatory negotiations and is very well versed in leading teams to accomplish diverse goals.  

Mr. Slade graduated with a Master’s of Science degree in environmental science from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in 1992.  He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in medical microbiology from the University of New Hampshire. He is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and is a very active leader in local, regional and national sustainability practitioner groups.





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