Health Three60

Health three 60 logoExplore 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.

Health Three60 Program Archive: The Heroin Epidemic | Easing the Burden of Asthma | Sleepless in Kentucky | 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

  1. Better Bites, a Lexington initiative whose goal is to transform the snacking culture to help reduce childhood obesity and diet-related illnesses
  2. 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
  3. 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


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Health Three60 is a KET production, funded in part
by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.