What a year! HH&S presented events that tackled topics from older adults to HIV depictions in the media, co-produced original content to challenge old notions, and set the groundwork for helping to address global sustainability and nuclear security.
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.
"Madam Secretary," "black-ish" and "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" were among the winners at the 17th annual Sentinel Awards ceremony, a glittering evening that celebrated exemplary TV storylines covering health and climate change topics and featured a special appearance by Norman Lear.
A “lunch and learn” webcast discussion presented by Hollywood, Health & Society explored the health and wide-ranging effects of extreme weather, focusing on how do we lessen the impact of climate change, protect water resources, practice environmental sustainability and survive?
Hollywood, Health & Society presented a "lunch and learn" webcast that explored the ways artificial intelligence will revolutionize how we grow older—from predicting illness to enriching daily life through virtual reality.
Content that models “Be a Protector” behavior is based on continuing research by the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, which seeks to slow the spread of Covid-19 for those most at risk.
Our fall issue gives an idea of HH&S’ busy calendar recently—the 2019 Sentinel Awards, with special guests that included Ava DuVernay, Norman Lear, Sam Levinson, Camilla Luddington, Chris Sullivan and Isabella Gomez; events on addiction and mental health, nuclear risk, maternal health, reproductive rights, and older adults; experts weighing in on killer robots, and so much more.
In a sometimes moving and deeply personal ceremony, the 2019 Sentinel Awards honored 13 TV shows for outstanding storylines dealing with critical topics such as addiction, criminal justice, mental health, nuclear risk and sexual assault.
The Fall 2015 Real to Reel newsletter spotlights stories about poverty and its impact on health, Exxon's own revealing climate research, baby boomers remaking retirement, children born with HIV, and Texas women ending pregnancies on their own.
Actress, producer and host Yvette Nicole Brown, whose credits include roles and appearances on Big Shot, Mom, Family Guy, Curb Your Enthusiasm and A Black Lady Sketch Show, which earned her a 2021 Primetime Emmy nomination, will host the 2022 Sentinel Awards honoring outstanding TV entertainment that makes a difference.