Hollywood Health & Society

Providing the entertainment industry with free, expert information for storylines on health and climate change.



2016 sentinel awards
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Writers and producers: HH&S announces a call for entries for the 2016 Sentinel Awards for top TV stories on health and climate change. Submit your shows now before you go on hiatus!

summit meeting at robert wood johnson foundation headquarters
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 2:15pm

Hollywood, Health & Society has joined an ambitious project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help build awareness of how culture and health are connected. It's all part of a larger national initiative to transform health in America.

telling life stories panel
Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Our panel event featuring writers and producers, “Telling LIfe Stories: Crisis and Care at the Beginning, Middle and End,” drew a full house to the WGAW to explore the issues of TV's portrayals of older adults, aging and health care.

Morelia film festival panel
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 to Thursday, October 29, 2015

HH&S, together with the World Bank, presented a series of activities at the 13th annual Morelia Film Festival on effective storytelling to advance public health and pro-social topics.

madam secretary team
Thursday, September 24, 2015

The winners of the 16th annual Sentinel Awards were announced in a ceremony in Hollywood that recognized exemplary achievements in television storylines that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives.

panel at hollywood and dine event
Friday, September 4, 2015

Expo Milano 2015 was the scene of a multimedia event by the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center titled "Hollywood and Dine: The Image and Impact of Food in Entertainment."

director louie psihoyos
Monday, August 24, 2015

The message to take away from "Racing Extinction," the new film from Oscar-winning director Louis Psihoyos ("The Cove"), is this: If climate change goes unchecked, humanity won’t go out with a bang but more likely with a whimper.