Imagine ending poverty, tackling climate change and reducing global inequality. HH&S proposes to draw on its many partnerships with the entertainment industry and leverage our position within a great research university to spur fulfillment of the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.