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clinical trials panelists
Thursday, March 2, 2017

"Clinical Trials So White" explored the low percentage of minority participation in research trials—especially African Americans and Hispanics—and how the lack of diversity could hamper discoveries of new treatments and impede efforts to determine how they affect underrepresented populations.

atomic football panelists
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Our “Atomic Football” event was a night to think about the unthinkable, including nuclear proliferation and war, and the grim prospect of terrorists getting their hands on a weapon of mass destruction. But there was also a ray of hope—the role entertainment can play in raising public awareness.

Erika Green Swafford of "How to Get Away With Murder"
Monday, June 27, 2016

HH&S drew upon its long-standing connections with the CDC, entertainment industry and local health agencies to present a roundtable at the Los Angeles LGBT Center on the status of HIV/AIDS in entertainment. The discussion brought together TV writers, HIV experts, storytellers and members of the creative team from ABC’s "How to Get Away With Murder."

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.

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?