FastForward Health Film Project Needs Your Support!

Hey folks! First of all, I want to thank each of you for connecting with Pulse + Signal and reading about issues, perspectives and people moving public health forward through innovation. Over the next few months there will be some changes that I think you all will enjoy when it comes to content here as […]

Vote for FastForward Health on GOOD Maker Challenge!

  I’m so very proud to be able to say that the health innovation film festival that I co-founded last year has been continuing to gain momentum over the past few months. After launching in Washington DC last November, we were fortunate enough to be invited to the first Health/Wellness track at Social Media Week […]

The Interrupters: Anti-Violence on Valentine’s Day

One of the critically acclaimed films that I’ve heard quite alot about over the past several months, is The Interrupters. Part of the RWJF funded CeaseFire Chicago project, the film looks at preventing violence through the lens of public health. How awesome is that? Violence as a disease. Brilliant. Here’s a video of one of […]

Stayin’ Alive: American Heart Association’s New CPR Campaign

For those of you who ever thought taking the steps to save someone’s life during a cardiac arrest event, the American Heart Association (disclosure: my employer) wants to make it easy AND entertaining to remember. If you’re a fan of The Hangover movies – entertaining is just the word to accompany this video starring Ken […]

Redefining Cool: Legacy Foundation Educates Filmmakers

I found this interesting nugget from the Legacy Foundation’s Facebook page recently and decided to share. With my developing interest in film/storytelling for public health, this short film piqued my interest in indirectly addressing public health issues: In an effort to educate and engage young filmmakers in the smoking in the movies issue, Legacy has […]