Santa Monica College Public Policy Institute presents: PROPELLING PUBLIC AWARENESS TO ADVOCATE FOR CHANGE, FEATURING CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FILM STILL ALICE
Examine early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and find out how advocates are fighting for a cure at this special event following a screening of the film Still Alice—starring Julianne Moore in her Oscar® winning role and based on the New York Times bestselling novel by Neuroscientist Lisa Genova. Join us for a riveting roundtable where the panel will discuss how public policy and the entertainment industry together can foster policy change. Special Guests include: Senator Ben Allen, Barbra McLendon (Director, Public Policy, Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter), and Dr. Freddi Segal-Gidan (Assistant Clinical Professor, USC; Neurology, Family Medicine & Gerontology Director, Rancho/USC California Alzheimer’s Disease Center). The panel will be moderated by the film’s co-producer and Alzheimer’s advocate Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns.