Dr. Michael Rich, Director of CMCH, met with Surgeon General Richard Carmona on November 8th to urge him to put media effects on the national public health agenda as a critical environmental health issue of the Information Age.
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by American Academy of Pediatrics | AAP News | October 1, 2005
Dr. Michael Rich, Director of CMCH, is the recipient of the Holroyd-Sherry Award, given in recognition of “outstanding contributions in the field of children, adolescents and the media by an AAP member.”
With an onslaught of TV shows aimed at toddlers, and the Baby Einstein series taking in more than $170 million in sales last year, Dr. Michael Rich, Director of CMCH, weighs in on whether or not this edutainment is beneficial for children.
by Governor Rod Blagojevich | Illinois Governor's Office | July 25, 2005
In March 2005, Dr. Michael Rich, Director of CMCH, testified before the Illinois legislature on the effects of video games. On July 25, 2005 Illinois became the only state in the nation to protect children from violent and sexually explicit video games by prohibiting the sale or rental of these games to minors under age 18.