The University of Maryland Medical Center is the recipient of a 2010 Trailblazer Award from Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (MDH2E). The award was presented to the Medical Center at the MDH2E annual conference on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at the University of Maryland School of Nursing and recognizes the innovativeness the Medical Center's new pharmaceutical waste program.
Denise Choiniere, UMMC's sustainability manager, was present at the reception to accept the award on behalf of the Medical Center. She was joined by Marc Summerfield, the Medical Center's director of Pharmacy and Bethany Shelbourne and the Medical Center's assistant director for Inpatient Pharmacy Services. Watch this three-minute video to hear Denise explain the significance of this important award.