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A Healthy Environment for a Healthy You

This panel will discuss the changes within healthcare industry brought on by new environmental attitudes and regulations, including movements toward building hospitals with green architecture and drug development using green chemistry.  Panelists will be asked questions such as:  How do you currently deal with the waste generated by your business?  What regulations do you adhere to?  Do you go beyond those regulations to prevent environmental contamination?  What are the social and financial arguments supporting these green initiatives? 

Lynne Kiesling, Senior Lecturer, Kellogg School of Management

Steve Gilman, Executive Director, Health, Safety, and Environment,
Eli Lilly and Company

Gregory Heiser, Principal, OWP/P Healthcare
Christine Malcolm, Senior VP of National Facilities and Hospitals, Kaiser Permanente
Dan Vukelich, Executive Director of Device Remanufacturing, AMDR

 Steve Gilman, Executive Director, Health, Safety, and Environment,
Eli LIlly

Steve Gillman became executive director of health, safety, and environment for Lilly in September, 2007.  He had been executive director of global process and maintenance engineering since 2005.  His previous role was the plant manager for the Humalog manufacturing plant located in Indianapolis, IN.  
Born in Brookville, Indiana, Steve received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
Steve joined Lilly in 1979 as a plant and process engineer at the bulk manufacturing plant in Lafayette, Indiana.  In 1984, he transferred to Indianapolis where he had several global assignments including engineering leadership, capital project management, and environmental affairs.  In 2000, Steve returned to Lafayette as the plant manager of bulk pharmaceutical manufacturing.  Following this role, Steve was director of Puerto Rico capital projects.
He is the Lilly Executive Sponsor for recruiting activities at Rose-Hulman. Steve is a registered Professional Engineer in Indiana; is on the advisory boards for the Minority Engineering Program of Indianapolis and the Rose-Hulman Chemical Engineering Department; and holds memberships in the American Society of Chemical Engineers and International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers.  In 1999, he was recognized by Rose-Hulman as a Distinguished Young Alumni.

Gregory Heiser, Principal, OWP/P

Greg Heiser, AIA, is a Principal at OWP/P and the Operations Officer of its healthcare practice. OWP/P is an integrated architecture, interiors, planning, and engineering firm consistently ranked among the Top 20 Architecture Firms by Modern Healthcare
. Over the last two decades, Greg has overseen a variety of transformative projects for clients like Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois, Resurrection Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago, OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, Illinois, and Rush University Medical Center, also in Chicago.  Currently, Greg is the Project Director for high-profile projects on the Advocate Lutheran General Hospital campus that are changing the face of the healthcare and impacting operations. Among these projects are the new $201 million Bed Replacement Tower, slated for completion in 2009, will be the first LEED Gold hospital in Illinois and the multiple award-winning $44 million Center for Advanced Care. The Center for Advanced Care was recognized with a Modern Healthcare / AIA Design Award and the prestigious American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association and the American Institute of Architects Academy of Architects for Health Vista Award.

Greg Heiser is a registered Architect, certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Board, a member of The American Institute of Architects,  the American Society for Healthcare Engineers and former co-chairperson of the Committee on Architecture for Health. He received his Masters of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Greg has more than 20 years of healthcare architecture experience.

 Lynne Kiesling, Senior Lecturer, Kellogg School of Management

Lynne Kiesling is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University, and in the Social Enterprise at Kellogg (SEEK) program in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. At Northwestern she is also a Faculty Member in the Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO) and a Faculty Affiliate in the Center for the Study of Industrial Organization (CSIO). She is also currently a member of the GridWise Architecture Council, a group of 13 experts volunteering their time to articulate the guiding principles for an intelligent, transactive, energy system of the future, and to guide and promote measures to transform the nation's electricity system into a more reliable, affordable, secure network in which users collaborate with suppliers in an information- and value-rich market environment.

 Christine Malcolm, Senior VP of National Facilities and Hospitals, Kaiser Permanente

Christine Malcolm leads Kaiser Permanente’s National Facilities Services department, and is responsible for managing the company’s real estate portfolio, clinical technology, facility maintenance and operations, security, and the design and construction of Kaiser Permanente’s medical and administrative facilities. Kaiser Permanente plans to invest over $24 billion over the next 10 years on its capital development and replacement program, making its hospital construction program the largest in the nation.

In addition to executing the capital plan, Ms. Malcolm develops, coordinates, and reviews organization-wide facilities and operations strategies.

An active supporter of community organizations, Ms. Malcolm currently serves on the Board of Directors of Girls, Inc. She holds an M.B.A. (Health Care Administration Specialization) and a B.A. in Public Affairs from the University of Chicago.

 Dan Vukelich, Executive Director of Device Remanufacturing, AMDR

Daniel J. Vukelich, Esq. is the President & CEO of the Association of Medical Device Reprocessors (AMDR). Mr. Vukelich has been with AMDR since 2000, having previously served as the Association’s Deputy Executive Director. AMDR represents approximately 95 percent of the third-party medical device reprocessing done in the U.S. today. Mr. Vukelich joined AMDR in the year the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance putting reprocessors on equal regulatory footing with medical device manufacturers. During his time at AMDR, he has worked with regulators and legislators as they implemented the Medical Device User Fee and Modernization Act of 2002 (MDUFMA), the Medical Devices Technical Corrections Act of 2004 (MDTCA), the Medical Device User Fee Stabilization Act of 2005 (MDUFSA) and the FDA Amendments of 2007. Today, AMDR’s members serve 17 of the nation’s 18 “Honor Roll” hospitals, as listed by U.S. News & World Report in 2007, and all of the top ten “heart hospitals” and all of the top ten “orthopedic hospitals.”
With nearly 8 years experience working on medical device reprocessing issues, Mr. Vukelich is intimately familiar with the legal, regulatory and political issues surrounding the reprocessing industry. Prior to joining AMDR, Mr. Vukelich has experience working for a non-profit citizens’ advocacy group and worked on a U.S. Senate campaign. He is a member of two of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) technical working groups and is a former National Debate champion (1996). Mr. Vukelich received a B.A. in Political Science and Public Communication from The American University in Washington, DC and his Juris Doctor degree from The American University’s Washington College of Law. He is a native of Minneapolis and a member of the Florida and District of Columbia Bars.