Kathy is responsible for developing, organizing and managing a nationwide environmental initiative for Kaiser Permanente, a leading health care provider and not-for-profit health plan/hospital system serving more than 12 million members. Under her leadership, Kaiser Permanente has become widely recognized as an environmental leader including their commitment to being carbon neutral for operations in 2020. Her book Greening Health Care, How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet examines the intersection between health care and environmental stewardship. Kathy is also responsible for eliminating workplace injuries, promoting healthy lifestyle choices, and reducing health risks for the organization’s 220,000 employees and physicians. She is on the boards of several non-governmental organizations focused on safety and environmental sustainability in health care.