Open Mind, a Community Lecture and Film Series and Special Events 2005

John Lahr

The Comedy of Revenge

November 2005
Speaker: John Lahr, author of The Cowardly Lion and senior drama critic for the New Yorker magazine.

Annual Review of Psychiatry

October  2005
Mental Health Education in Schools

October 2005
Speaker:  Marlene Canter, president of the LAUSD School Board


Eating Disorders

September 2005
Speaker: Dr. Michael Stroeber, Director of the Eating Disorders Program, Semel Institute and author Lori Gottlieb


2nd Annual Shopping Day

September 2005
2nd Annual Shopping Day   


Women's Life Center

May 2005
Speakers: Dr. Lori Altshuler, Professor of Psychiatry and Director Mood Disorders Research Clinic at the NPI UCLA and Dr. Vivien Burt, Director Women's Life Center UCLA   



January 2005
Speaker: Michael Irwin, Director of the Cousins Center of Psychoneuroimmunology  


Past Events by year


The Friends of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and
Human Behavior at UCLA is dedicated to improving the lives of people with mental illness by supporting research to advance innovative treatments and sponsoring educational programs to raise awareness and erase stigma.*

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* The Friends of the Semel Institute is a 501(c)(3)  volunteer organization under the auspices of the UCLA Foundation.