Dr. Azita Amiri, PhD, RN is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, College of Nursing. Dr. Amiri is a nurse researcher with an interest in indoor air, environmental health, and environmental justice. She measures indoor air quality by simulating residential and occupational settings in her lab and studies the common indoor air exposures, their concentrations and sources, and their impact on pregnancy outcomes, child health, and well-being of elderly.
Monica Skoko-Rodriguez, MPH, BSN, RN is a public health nurse in Miami where she works as a senior health educator with the Florida Department of Health and also focusing on social justice organizing in her community, including participating in Miami’s Next Leaders (a fellowship that prepares young talent for leadership) and CLEAR (a 10-week climate resilience training program). Monica holds a master of public health degree from Johns Hopkins University, where her capstone project was a health communication plan aimed at lowering meat consumption in the Miami area in order to mitigate climate change.
Hannah Noel-Bouchard, BSN, RN has been a nurse for 5 years and has experience in cardiac/telemetry, ED, research nursing (diabetes/SDOH-related), and public health. She is currently a school nurse in Charleston, SC and volunteers weekly at a free clinic serving the Charleston area barrier islands. Hannah is also the PHN Section of APHA representative to the Nursing Collaborative on Climate Change and Health, and she has a special interest in community organizing around environmental justice. In her free time, Hannah enjoys being outside with her 7 month-old daughter and dog, exploring new places and people, gardening, cooking, yoga and a good book.
Tammy Davis, BS, RN currently lives in Birmingham, Alabama and has been a Registered Nurse for 12 years. She specializes in clinical research- electrophysiology, cardiovascular surgery and stroke. Tammy is currently the Regional Coordinating Center Manager for StrokeNet at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Tammy has a passion for community service. She is a Girl Scout Lifetime Member, a member of the Birmingham Black Nurses Association (BBNA) and a Health Coordinator for her Faith Family. In BBNA she has served as the Continuing Education Coordinator and on the Heart Health Initiative with the American Heart Association. Tammy has also planned and organized two HIV education programs: one for college students and the other for Clergy. As several areas in Alabama are in environmental crisis, she is excited for the training the fellowship will provide so she can serve her community better.