Sharecare recently launched its first-ever Sharecare Awards, honoring standout health and wellness programming and productions. The evening was hosted by Dr. Mehmet Oz, cofounder of Sharecare, and his daughter, Daphne Oz, at the Atlanta History Center.
Winners included Pfizer’s “This is Living with Cancer” for the Chronic Conditions category; “Healthy Living Video Shorts” by the American Heart Association for the Health Living category; and “Male Caregivers in Philadelphia” by AARP for the Sexual/Gender Identity category. According to the updated news release, five additional, special awards were also issued, including:
- “Lifetime Achievement Award to acclaimed actress, producer, author, social activist and philanthropist Marlo Thomas for her nearly 30 years of charitable work at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital;
- Humanitarian Award (Individual) to renowned neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta;
- Humanitarian Award (Organization) to the American Red Cross.”
A judging panel comprised of top healthcare and media professionals with relevant expertise selected the finalists. Winners were selected during a second round of judging, which was conducted “by the deans of the Academy of Judges and a committee of additional experts.” Operated through the Sharecare Foundation, the Sharecare Awards are in association with The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter.
Click here for more details, including the full list of finalists and winners.
Join Dr. Oz when he presents a keynote speech at this year’s DTC National Conference. The DTC National will be held April 16-18 in Boston.