Dunay Hilber spent most of her professional career in television program
and production. From 1989 until 1998, she was Director of Programming
for the primetime entertainment divisions of ABC and CBS Entertainment.
During this time, Sherry was the network point person for creative
and management concerns for shows that included "Roseanne",
"Home Improvement", "Coach" and "Cybill."
In 1998, Sherry formed Rx Laughter in an effort to integrate humor
content into health care in a meaningful and credible way.
Begun as a research project focusing on comedy viewing for pediatric
patients, Ms. Hilber has since expanded Rx Laughter into a worldwide
charity that researches and implements humor interventions for people
of all ages who are coping with serious emotional and physical illness
As CEO, she designs the humor interventions and runs the financial,
administrative, business and volunteer supervision facets of Rx
A crucial part of her role as Founder is maintaining the high quality
and clear vision of Rx Laughter.
Sherry has been featured in Worth.com, Cnn.com, and the Los Angeles
Times regarding her views about the importance of more humanistic
approaches to health care. She consults with hospitals and speaks
about the importance of a more person-directed approach to health
Ms. Hilber has a BA in Communication Studies from UCLA. A native
New Yorker, she now resides on the Big Sur coast in California.