Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Public Health 1990 School of Public Health Oc/Env Health
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Public Health 1982 School of Hygiene and Public Health
University of Baltimore, MD, Political Science 1980
Pilgrim State Hosp School of Nursing, Nursing 1975


  • Sattler, B. (2013). Environmental Health Chapter. In AAOHN edited edition: Core Curriculum for Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing. (3rd ed.)
  • Sattler, B. (2011, April). The greening of a major medical center. American Journal of Nursing, 111(4):60-2. DOI:10.1097/01.NAJ.0000396559.09620.94


  • Ortner, P. and Sattler, B. (2013, February). Drugs in the environment: Nurses’ roles and responsibilities. American Nurse Today, 8(2).
  • Sattler B, Randall KS, and Choiniere D. (2011). Reducing Hazardous Chemical Exposures in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: A new role for nurses. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly Journal, 1, 102–112
  • Sattler B. (2011, April). Greening of a Major Medical Center. AJN, American Journal of Nursing, 111(4), 60-62.
  • Choi M, Curriero FC, Johantgen M, Mills ME, Sattler B, and Lipscomb J. (2011, June). Association between ozone and emergency department visits: an ecological study. Int J Environmental Health Res, 21(3), 201-21.


  • Sattler, B. (2011). Chemical Trespass. The Maryland Nurse, April/May Issue.


  • National webinar on chemical exposures in health care for the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (2013).
  • Created, a new one-stop-shop for nurses who are interested in environmental health. This website that was launched Feb 2011 and incorporates a unique blend of social networking, educational platform, and content management into a single entry website. It now includes an on-line virtual textbook for nursing faculty to teach environmental health.
  • National Webinar on Toxicology for Nurses for the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environment (2012).
  • National webinar series on chemical policies – archived on (2011).


  • Sattler, B., A healthy environment means healthy people: Reducing environmental threats in our everyday lives, Proceedings: Medicine and the Planet: The Coming of Age in Ecological Medicine, March 26-29, 2003, Seattle, WA.
  • Sattler, B., White Paper: Environmental Health Education and Nursing, Part of the Nursing Environmental Roundtable (August 26-27, 2002) Report, co-sponsored by the National Institute of Nursing Research, the National Institute of Environmental Health Science and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.


  1. Workshop, Greening Health Care, Palm Drive Hospital, Sebastopol, CA, January 8, 2011.
  2. Workshop, Integrating Environmental Health into Nursing Practice, San Jose State University of School of Nursing, San Jose, Ca, January 11, 2011.
  3. Plenary, Environmental Health: Fertile Ground for Nursing Research, Midwest Nursing Research Society, Columbus, OH, March 25, 2011.
  4. Invited Talk, Occupational and Environmental Exposures in the Health Care Setting, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh, PA, March 28, 2011.
  5. Keynote, Environmental Health: Public Health Nurses’ Expanding Domain, Ohio Public Health Association, Cleveland, OH, April 27, 2011.
  6. Plenary, Carcinogens Cause Cancer and Other Important Environmental Health Facts, Oncology Nursing Society, Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, April 28, 2011.
  7. Plenary, Nursing and the Environment, Association of State and Territorial Directors of Nursing, Columbus, OH, May 3, 2011.
  8. Invited Talk, Making a Difference in Health Outcomes, US Public Health Service Celebrating Nurses Conference, Bethesda, MD May 6, 2011.
  9. Invited Talk, Environmental Health and Occupational Health Nursing, Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting, Gaithersburg, MD, May 21, 2011.
Awards & Distinctions

1975 – Merit Award, Pilgrim Psychiatric Center School of Nursing--Community Service
1981 – Mayor's Award for Merit at the University of Baltimore
1981 – Governor's Award for Achievement at the University of Baltimore
1988 – National Safety Council Scholarship Award for activities and achievement in occupational safety and health
1997 – Ruth B. Freeman Award of the Maryland Public Health Association
2001 – Certificate of Recognition by the EPA from IAQ/Tools for Schools Program
2003 – Induction as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
2003 – Recognition Award from Environmental Section of the American Public Health Association
2003 – Maryland Nurses Association Outstanding Leadership Award
2004 – Inducted into the Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society, Alpha Chapter (Johns Hopkins SPH)
2008 – Charlotte Brody Award for lifetime contribution to environmental health and nursing
2008 –National Champions for Change Award - Programmatic Award for MD H2E Project
Other Activities

  • Managed a national Mini-Grant Program for nurses
  • Green Bag Lunch Series at the SON – green cleaners, personal care products, sustainable foods, etc.
  • Organizer, Wingspread Conference on Environmental Health and Nursing, supported by grants and the Johnson Family Foundation, Racine, WI, June 25 – 28, 2009
  • Director, Maryland Hospitals for Healthy Environments
  • Co-created a CE program on the PACE – EH program (Protocols for Assessing Excellence – Environmental Health) with the National Association of City and County Health Officials (2006)
  • NIEHS Center Grant Review
  • NIOSH ERC Grant Review

Public Service with Government Agencies

  • Baltimore City Health Dept, Healthy Homes Division, Community Advisory Board
  • Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Environmental Health Tracking Advisory Board
  • US EPA, Child Health Protection Advisory Board
  • US EPA, Perinatal Partnership
  • Maryland Dept of the Environment, Healthy Hospital Audits
  • Governors’ Environmental Justice Commission (Maryland)