WHO WE ARE

Our Founders

Carol Rosenstein

"A smooth sailor never made a skilled sailor" - FDR 

Irwin Rosenstein

“Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.”

– George Eliot

Our Team 

Here For You

Nandita Sundarapandian

Fundraising Coordinator

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Christopher Freking

Digital Media Coordinator

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Katie Butler

Research & Event Volunteer

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Henry Chen

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Our Governing Board 

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Chairman 

Ross Goldberg

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Treasurer

Chuck Perliter

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Secretary

Kajal Desai

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Director

Diane Good

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Director

Michael Dean

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Director

Marilyn Weinstein

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Director

Donald Gettinger

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Director

Katherine Tolford

Our Ambassador Board 

Stephen

Ambassador

Stephen Berkov

Franne

Ambassador

Franne Golde

Ron

Ambassador

Ron Kramer

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Ambassador

Rima Simon

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Ambassador

Spencer Lemann

Maddy

Ambassador

Maddy LeMel

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Ambassador

Linda Thieben

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Ambassador

Paul Fox

Diana

Ambassador

Diana Davidow

Diana

Ambassador

Meredith Wu

Our Advisory Board

Daniel Slate 

JD. Attorney at Law Buchalter Nemer

David Reuben

MD, Chief Geriatric Medicine Director UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology Professor Department of Medicine

Deborah Gilk

Professor Community Health Sciences Director

UCLA Health and Media Research Group

Flip Manne

President Los Angeles Jazz Society, Former Rockette

Member, American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers

Gary Schneider

J.D. Malpractice Attorney

Jeff Bronstein

MD, Ph.D. Professor Molecular Toxicology, Neurology Member Brain Research Institute, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Studies, Neuroengineering Training Program

Jessica Jew

Former Program Manager

UCLA Multicampus Program in Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

Kathy Shenassa

Ph.D. Scientific Program Coordinator UCLA Center for the Study of Parkinson's Disease, Integrative Center for Neural Repair, UCLA Brain Research Institute

Leila Weinstein

Philanthropist 

Linda Holloway

Founding Patron Services Manager, Los Angeles Philharmonic

Mark Iacobani

Professor Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences Professor in Residence, The Semel Institute Member

Brain Research Institute, Neuroscience GPB Home Area

Maria Egan

President, Pulse Music Publishing

Marie-Francoise Chesselet

MD, Ph. D. Chair, and Distinguished Professor Neurobiology Professor, Neurology Member

Brain Research Institute, CTSI, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Studies, Neuroengineering Training Program, Neuroscience GPB Home Area

Marina Day

Artist and Psychotherapist

Mark Tramo

MD Ph.D. Director
The Institute for Music & Brain Science,
Co-Director, University of California Multi-Campus Music Research Initiative, Associate Clinical Professor Neurology  UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Adjunct Ethnomusicology Professor
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Marry Mittleman

Professor and Researcher

NYU School of Medicine Columbia School of Public Health 

Michael Thaut

Ph.D. Professor, University of Toronto

Department of Music

Director, University of Toronto Music and Health Sciences Research Collaboratory and Graduate Programs

Michele Basso, PhD

Professor, The Semel Institute, Brain Research Institute

Ron Borczon

MT-BC, MM, NMT Founder & Director CSUN Music Therapy Wellness Clinic Professor Classical Guitar

Ronald Ziman

Profession

Sue Hosek

Economist, RAND Corporation

Trudy Goodman

Founding & Guiding Teacher at InsightLA

Zaldy Tan

MD, MPH, FACP Medical Director, UCLA Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Program​, Philo Van Wagoner Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA