Open Mind Gala

 

UCLA Semel Institute's "Open Mind Gala"
Open Mind Gala Honors Demi Lovato

 

LISA KUDROW HOSTS; CHORD OVERSTREET ENTERTAINS

 

Who better than actress Lisa Kudrow could there be to host the Open Mind Gala? From her perch on the podium at the Beverly Hilton, she jokingly reminded the audience of her “impressive contributions to the field of mental health,” having co-created and starred in Showtime’s “Web Therapy.”

UCLA Semel Institute's "Open Mind Gala"

Sponsored by Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA and the UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors, the March 22 affair benefited UCLA’s mental health research, education and clinical care treatment.

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Photos:

Top photo: Honoree Demi Lovato accepts the Artistic Award of Courage at the Open Mind Gala, sponsored by Friends of the Semel Instititute and the Resnick Hospital board, both at UCLA (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/ Getty Images for UCLA Semel Institute )

Second photo: “Friends” alums Courteney Cox, left, and Lisa Kudrow at the Open Mind Gala, where Kudrow served as host (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images for UCLA Semel Institute )

Third photo: Chord Overstreet ended the evening at the Open Mind Gala, sponsored by the friends of the Semel Institute and UCLA’s Resnick Hospital (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/ Getty Images for UCLA Semel Institute )

UCLA Semel Institute's "Open Mind Gala"

Fourth photo: From left, Dr. Peter Whybrow, UCLA Chancellor Gene D. Block, Dr. Andrew F. Leuchter, Vicky Goodman, Jane Semel, honoree Demi Lovato, Dr. Michael Gitlin, Dr. Nancy Glaser, Dr. Thomas Strouse and Mike Bayer at the Open Mind Gala (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/ Getty Images for UCLA Semel Institute )
 
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 22: (L-R) Dr. Peter Whybrow, Chancellor Gene D. Block, Open Mind Gala Scholar Dr. Andrew F. Leuchter, Founder/President of The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior at UCLA Vicky Goodman, Jane Semel, honoree Demi Lovato, Director of the Adult Division & Mood Disorders Clinic at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital Dr. Michael Gitlin, Founding Chair of The Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors Dr. Nancy Glaser, Open Mind Gala Scholar Dr. Thomas Strouse and Mike Bayer attend UCLA Semel Institute's 'Open Mind Gala' at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 22, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for UCLA Semel Institute )

 

 

Open Mind Gala

Published Mar. 27, 2017 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA