Perri Peltz

Documentary Filmmaker; Director, Warning: This Drug May Kill You

Perri Peltz is a documentary filmmaker, journalist, and public health advocate currently directing the HBO documentary, Warning: This Drug May Kill You, about the opioid addiction epidemic. She recently produced the HBO documentary Risky Drinking and co-directed A Conversation About Growing Up Black as part of the “Conversation on Race” series for The New York Times Op-Docs. Other films include HBO’s Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro, Sr. and Prison Dogs. Peltz hosts “The Perri Peltz Show” and “Doctor Radio Reports” on SiriusXM and is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University School of Public Health. She was previously an award-winning broadcast journalist for NBC, ABC, and CNN. 

Videos/Audio of Perri Peltz

Published studies have documented the many physical and mental health benefits of meditation, including decreased pain... See more
Meet and talk with two women helping to lead the charge and empower parents, schools, and communities against gun... See more
Instances of wrongful convictions, misconduct by some prosecutors, public concern over mass incarceration, and evidence... See more
The story of inequality is the story of two Americas. Robert Peace, who grew up impoverished in Newark but graduated... See more
We may think we don't host an ounce of racism in our minds or hearts. And yet, each of us has a part in what is... See more
How we engage our citizens in the future will be a marker for the strength of our communities and, ultimately, our... See more

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