Entertainment Education: Women’s Health & Social Issues

Sandra de Castro Buffington, the director of the Hollywood, Health & Society project at the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center, gave a presentation titled “Working With Hollywood’s Creative Community to Increase Accuracy of Health Content in TV Storylines” on March 26 at Hofstra University in New York. Her address was part of a symposium on Media and Social Change that explored the unique role entertainment can play in dealing with social and health issues that affect women in this country and around the world. The keynote speaker was Dr. Neal Baer, executive producer of Law & Order: SVU.