2014 Sentinel for Health Awards

katims300The Lear Center’s Hollywood, Health & Society program announced the 2014 winners of the Sentinel for Health Awards at an invitation-only ceremony Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood.

The Sentinel for Health Awards, sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recognizes exemplary achievements of television storylines that inform, educate and motivate viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives. Seven categories of storylines will be recognized: primetime drama, primetime comedy, primetime minor storyline, daytime drama, children’s programming, global health, and climate change.

The 2014 winners were selected through two rounds of judging. Health topic experts from CDC and other partner organizations reviewed entries for accuracy of health issues. Judges from entertainment and public health organizations reviewed finalists in each category for entertainment value and benefit to the viewing audience to determine the winners.

Thursday, October 9, 2014 | Taglyan Complex | Hollywood, CA