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Plenary 4

Contributions of health care to mitigating and adapting to climate change

Venue: Audimax


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Dipl.-Ing. Marianne STEINER, MA

Expert, Chief Executive Office of the City of Vienna, AUT

Dipl.-Ing Marianne Steiner, MA is an expert in the Chief Executive Office of the City of Vienna. After her studies of Regional Planning and Spatial Development at the University of Technology Vienna and Public Management at the UAS Campus Vienna, she worked for Office Dr. Paula in Vienna in the field of Spatial Development and Development of Space. Afterwards she worked for the Vienna City Administration, Urban District Planning and Land Use for five years. Since 2000, she is in the Executive Office for the Coordination of Climate Protection Measures. Besides her work, she has considerable experience in publishing in professional journals as well as in holding lectures at the University of Technology Vienna and talking at international congresses. 

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President of Planetree, Vice-President of the HPH Governance Board, USA

Susan Frampton is the President of Planetree, a non-profit advocacy and membership organization that works with a growing international network of healthcare provider organizations implementing patient-/person-centered models of care. Dr. Frampton, a medical anthropologist, has authored numerous publications, including the third edition of Putting Patients First (Jossey-Bass 2013), a chapter in Providing Compassionate Health Care (Routledge 2014), and the National Academy of Medicine Discussion Paper Evidence-Base for Patient-Engaged Care (pending 2017). Dr. Frampton currently co-chairs the Advanced Illness Care Action Team convened by National Quality Form, serves on the Governing Board for the WHO-CC International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals, has participated on The Joint Commission’s Expert Advisory Panel on culturally competent patient-centered care standards, and currently chairs the NAM’s Scientific Advisory Panel on the Evidence Base for Patient-Centered Care. In addition to speaking internationally on culture change and patient experience, she was honored in 2009, when she was named one of “20 People who Make Healthcare Better” by Health Leaders Magazine.

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