Hollywood Health & Society

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

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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
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.

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.

marybeth seitz-brown
Friday, April 17, 2015

Hollywood, Health & Society, the CDC and the Writers Guild of America, East presented a panel on the topics of health and justice for women at the WGAE in New York.

image of panel discussion
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

What do you get when you mix TV legend Norman Lear with climate change experts and some of the funniest comedy writers around, and put them all in front of a packed house?

Image of Panelists
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

One only had to look at a montage of video clips from TV shows presented at Affordable Me, our panel on Obamacare, to see how far we’ve come.

extreme realities panel
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

HH&S presented an invitation-only screening of "Extreme Realities," a new installment of the acclaimed series Journey to Planet Earth, at the Linwood Dunn Theater on April 30. The documentary, narrated by Matt Damon, explores how severe weather brought on by climate change can cause food shortages and other threats to global and national security.