Event co-chairs and Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors members Terry Hyman Hamermesh and Cece Feiler; and Johnese Spisso, President of UCLA Health
Dr. Kelsey Martin, Dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Terry Hyman Hamermesh; Laurie Gordon, Chair of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors; Cece Feiler; Dr. Nancy Glaser, Founding Chair of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors; and Dr. Thomas Strouse, Director of the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA.
Emcee and Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors member Lisa Kudrow, and UCLA alumna and singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles
Dr. Wendy A. Suzuki, Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University, and dancer/actress Julianne Hough
Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles performing at the event
Dating in the Digital Age panel, author Laurie Burrows Grad, UCLA Clinical Psychologist Dr. Gail Wyatt; Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors member Poppy Jamie; and reporter Lisa Sigell
Diana Winston, Director of Mindfulness Education at the UCLA Semel Institute Mindful Awareness Research Center
Head coach of the UCLA women’s gymnastics team Valorie Kondos Field and gymnast Katelyn Ohashi
Maria Shriver and Dr. Kelsey Martin, Dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, who shared the stage to announce an innovative joint initiative led by Shriver, the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement Research Initiative at UCLA
| May 7, 2019 | Parties
The Friends of the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA Board of Advisors hosted the second #WOW the Wonder of Women Summit on Thursday, April 11, 2019 in support of mental health research, education, and clinical care programs at UCLA. Lisa Kudrow served as emcee, and Sara Bareilles opened the Summit performing two of her songs. Maria Shriver announced the Women's Alzheimer's Movement Research Initiative at UCLA, and other speakers included Julianne Hough, Katelyn Ohashi, Valerie Kondos Field, and Poppy Jamie. #WOW brings cultural leaders together with physicians and scientists for a day centered on women’s whole health and wellness, celebrating women for their talents, resiliency and determination. Nearly 500 guests gathered to learn evidence-based practices and hear personal stories about reducing stress, anxiety, and mental illness, in hopes of helping each other and those around them.
Photography by: Thomas Neerken