Neal Baer: Empowering Health and Society Through Storytelling
From Fast Company
January 8, 2013 - 12:00pm
Harvard M.D. and veteran TV showrunner Neal Baer helped pioneer the partnership between medicine, entertainment, and health social policy. Next, he applies his storytelling skills to the Stephen King-inspired drama, Under the Dome. What began as a seemingly haphazard pursuit of eclectic interests has evolved into a sought-after expertise. For nearly a quarter-century, Neal Baer has helped pioneer the partnership between medicine, entertainment, health education, and social policy--using storytelling as the vehicle to inform. The Emmy-nominated executive producer and showrunner of NBC’s ER and Law & Order: Special Victim’s Unit, and CBS’ A Gifted Man and upcoming series Under the Dome, holds an M.D. and master’s degrees in sociology and education from Harvard University, and studied directing at the American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles. He has use...
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