Board of Directors

Aparna Bole, MD (Board Co-Chair)

Job Title
Division Chief, General Academic Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Medical Director, Community Integration, UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital



Aparna Bole, MD, is the Division Chief, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, for University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and associate professor of pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (CWRU). She is especially interested in the intersection between sustainability and pediatric public health. Bole leads a system-level sustainability program focused on reducing waste, increasing energy efficiency, purchasing healthier products and foods, and educating patients and staff, including about 25,000 employees and 5,000 affiliated physicians. She also is active in patient care and medical education, is an advocate for sustainability in public policy, and represents UH in regional initiatives focused on sustainable and inclusive economic development in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. Bole serves on the executive committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on Environmental Health.

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