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Kathy Gerwig is vice president of employee safety, health and wellness, and environmental stewardship officer for Kaiser Permanente. In this role, she is responsible for developing, organizing and managing the organization's nationwide environmental initiative. Under her leadership, Kaiser Permanente has become widely recognized as an environmental leader in the health-care sector. Kathy has testified twice to Congress on the need for federal chemical policy reform, and has appeared at numerous hearings on environmental issues. Gerwig is also Kaiser Permanente's national leader for employee safety, health and wellness.
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