Explore important health issues in Kentucky from a fresh perspective by watching KET's Health Three60 series. The hour-long programs, hosted by Renee Shaw, present three sides of an issue in 60 minutes through a mix of studio and documentary segments.
Our Programs: Champions for Children's Health | Healthy Competition: How County Health Rankings Are Catalyzing Change | When Children Are Cruel | Citizens Taking Charge | No Health Without Mental Health | The Heart Facts | The New Face of Diabetes | Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness | Probing Prescription Drug Abuse
Champions for Children's Health
Meet children's health “champions”—individuals who are inspired to make a difference in the health of Kentucky’s young citizens. Renee Shaw interviews guests from three innovative initiatives and discusses how Kentucky fares on the issues of children's nutrition, early childhood/brain development, and the social determinants of health.
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Our Program Segments
- Better Bites, a Lexington initiative whose goal is to transform the snacking culture to help reduce childhood obesity and diet-related illnesses
- Doctors and Lawyers for Kids, a Louisville organization that helps families with a wide range of legal matters that may impact a child’s health, such as public benefits, housing, custody, immigration and tax issues
- HANDS (Health Access Nurturing Development Services), a weekly home visitation program for new and expectant parents
Our Program Guests
- Ruth Ann Shepherd, M.D., director, Division of Maternal and Child Health, Kentucky Department of Public Health
- Brenda English, program administrator, Kentucky HANDS, Kentucky Department of Public Health
- Anita Courtney, M.S., R.D., chairperson, Lexington Tweens Nutrition and Fitness Coalition
- Casey Hinds, parent, Lexington Tweens Nutrition and Fitness Coalition
- Andrea Hunt, attorney, Doctors and Lawyers for Kids, a partnership of the Louisville Legal Aid Society, Louisville Bar Association, the University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics, and Kosair Children's Hospital
- Becky Carothers, M.D., medical director, Children and Youth Project, University of Louisville Pediatrics
- Vivian A. Lasley-Bibbs, M.P.H., epidemiologist, Office of Health Equity, Kentucky Department for Public Health
- HANDS (Health Access Nurturing Development Services)
- Better Bites
- Doctors and Lawyers for Kids
- Schools can access grant funding for healthy snack initiatives through Fuel Up to Play 60.
Health Three60 is a KET production, funded in part
by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.