"Global Health Frontiers" Wins First Place in 2017 National Headliner Awards

July 14, 2017

The Global Health Frontiers program, a 12-episode television series that tracks advances in global health, has won first place in the 2017 National Headliner Awardsfor its work in 2016 in the category of science/health reporting for television. The Headliner Awards program, founded in 1934, is one of America's oldest and largest contests for recognizing journalistic achievements.

The series, produced by Cielo Global Health Media, explores modern global health challenges, from the use of genetically engineered rice in the Philippines to eliminate nutritional deficiencies in children to the doctors bringing essential medicines to Bassin-Bleu, Haiti. Dr. Sue J. Goldie, faculty director of the Global Health Education and Learning Incubator, serves on the organization’s board of directors.