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The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: Recent Mini-Fellows’ Work

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: Recent Mini-Fellows’ Work

Recent Mini-Fellows’ Work:

  • Jenni Bergal, reporter, The Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Karen Brown, health and general assignment reporter, WFCR-FM public radio
  • Dan Collison, independent radio and television documentary producer
  • Elena de la Cruz, features writer, La Opinion, Los Angeles
  • Liz Doup, reporter, The Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Susan Leffler, independent special projects producer, West Virginia Public Radio Network
  • Sharon Lerner, reporter and columnist, The Village Voice
  • Bill Zeeble, reporter, KERA-FM Radio, Dallas

Jenni Bergal, reporter, The Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Project: The Broward County mental health court-a model way to address cases involving mentally ill defendants?

New voluntary court system helps mentally ill inmates get their lives back on track, Sun Sentinel, November 24, 2002


Karen Brown, health and general assignment reporter, WFCR-FM public radio
Project: Mental health problems and options among immigrant communities, especially war refugees.

Reports on mental health among refugees in Western Massachusetts, February 2001 onwards


Dan Collison, independent radio and television documentary producer
Project: Mentally ill ex-offenders-making the transition back to the community.

DC Productions:


Elena de la Cruz, features writer, La Opinion, Los Angeles
Project: Asthma and air contamination–chronic asthma among Latino children, the effects of air pollution, and prevention efforts.


Liz Doup, reporter, The Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Project: AIDS in South Florida.
AIDS in South Florida, Sun Sentinel, June 8, 2003.

Susan Leffler, independent special projects producer, West Virginia Public Radio Network
Project: The impact of welfare reform on access to health care for the working poor in West Virginia.

Transportation and Health Care, Transitional Medicaid, Inadequate Health Insurance, CHIP Frustrations (.pdf)
The news features were broadcast over the ten station WestVirginia Public Radio Network. Each story was broadcast three times during peakdrive time news programs. Stories were produced by Susan Leffler.


Sharon Lerner, reporter and columnist, The Village Voice
Project: Sex education in schools, and federal funding for abstinence-only education programs.

The Sex-Ed Divide, The American Prospect vol. 12 no. 17, September 24, 2001 – October 8, 2001


Bill Zeeble, reporter, KERA-FM Radio, Dallas
Project: Diabetes, with particular focus on minority communities at highest risk.

Diabetes: A Ticking Time Bomb, October 2- November 17, 2000
Thanks to KERA 90.1 FM for producing and broadcasting the series, and to Public NewsRoom for developing the website.


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