Speaker Profile

Eileen McNeely

Director, Sustainability and Health Initiative for Netpositive Enterprise (SHINE)

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. McNeely is Founder and Co-Director of the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  SHINE helps corporations across all sectors measure and accelerate the ways in which they help the world become a healthier, more sustainable place. The Initiative is setting a bold vision for companies to factor their impact on health into all business decisions and business outcomes, and act in ways that will protect the planet and its inhabitants.  SHINE hosts an annual Summit, a leading forum for visionary thinking, innovative research and practical solutions that advance corporate sustainability and well-being.  This year’s Summit is taking place October 10-12. 

Dr. McNeely has extensive experience in the areas of environmental epidemiology, occupational and community health, health promotion, health services management and policy, and clinical practice as a nurse practitioner.  Her experience spans numerous industries. She started and runs the Harvard Flight Attendant Health Study, the largest cohort study of flight attendants. She is a former intern at the Occupational Health and Safety Administration in Washington D.C., evaluating the impact of regulations on the chemical industry. She has consulted both nationally and internationally. 

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