Thursday, August 29: Friends of Sheba Medical Center Hosts Second Annual West San Fernando Valley Women's Community Luncheon

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Friends of Sheba Medical Center is hosting its second annual West San Fernando Valley Women's Community Luncheon on Thursday, August 29th in Woodland Hills, California and is inviting members of the media to attend. The luncheon will benefit mental health services at Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer.

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Friends of Sheba Medical Center invites members of the

media to attend the second annual West San Fernando Valley Women's Community Luncheon on Thursday, August 29, 2019. This event, held in loving memory of David Shakiban, z'l, will focus on mental health, challenging outdated views and the life-limiting stigmas attached to having a mental health problem. A raffle and silent auction will take place during the reception.

WHO: Friends of Sheba Medical Center

WHAT: Women's Community Luncheon: The second annual Women's Community Luncheon convenes an empowered group of women in the San Fernando Valley. This year's luncheon will benefit mental health services at Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, recently named by Newsweek as one of the top 10 hospitals in the world.

Honoree: Dr. Susan Bookheimer, Ph.D. A clinical neuropsychologist and professor-in-residence in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Department of Psychology, Dr. Bookheimer specializes in functional brain imaging with PET and functional MRI. Her work centers on the organization of language and memory in the brain, both in healthy adults and children and in neurologic conditions and developmental disorders.

Mistress of Ceremonies: Jill Simonian Known as 'The FAB Mom' on-air and online, Jill Simonian is creator of TheFABMom.com and author of the LA-famous it-book for first time pregnancy The FAB Mom's Guide: How to Get Over the Bump & Bounce Back Fast After Baby (Skyhorse, 2017) -- a motivating guide for new moms to stay Focused After Baby (FAB). Simonian is a regular on national television and has been featured in top publications focusing on parenting segments and trending topics.

Speaker: Prof. Mark Weiser, Head of the Division of Psychiatry at Sheba Medical Center

WHEN: Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:     Woodland Hills Country Club 21150 Dumetz Rd. Woodland Hills, CA 91364

R.S.V.P.:    Press is invited to register in advance with Jodie Singer at jodie(at)redbanyan(dot)com or call (202) 597-5477.

The Friends of Sheba Medical Center 2nd Annual West San Fernando Valley Women's Community Luncheon is chaired by Lisa Golshani. The luncheon committee includes Kharen Kloeffler-Bernstein, Neda Broomand, Stephanie Cobos, Danielle Cohen, Dr. Judith Friedman, Nicole Ghajar, Ella Kryger, Shannon Massachi, Denise Noyer-Erez, Alisa Reisman Vorobiof, Yael Rubin, Stacy Shakiban, Shauna Shapiro Jackson, Ophelia Soumekh, Tammy Stavinsky and DeeDee Sussman.

About Friends of Sheba Medical Center Friends of Sheba Medical Center is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and philanthropic support for Sheba Medical Center in Israel. Friends of Sheba Medical Center is dedicated to raising awareness and philanthropic support for Sheba Medical Center's compassionate clinical care, cutting edge research and comprehensive educational training. To learn more, visit: http://www.friendsofsheba.org.

About Sheba Medical Center Born together with Israel in 1948, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer is the largest and most comprehensive medical center in the Middle East. Sheba is the only medical center in Israel that combines an acute care hospital and a rehabilitation hospital on one campus, and it is at the forefront of medical treatments, patient care, research and education. As a university teaching hospital affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel-Aviv University, it welcomes people from all over the world indiscriminately. In 2019, Newsweek magazine named Sheba one of the top ten hospitals in the world. For more information, visit: eng.sheba.co.il.

 

SOURCE Friends of Sheba Medical Center



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