Rx Laughter Board Members
Board of Directors:
Jeffrey D. Bader
Entertainment Industry Advisors:
Alice Cahn, Vice President of Development, The Cartoon Network
Robert Carroll, Jr., "I Love Lucy" comedy writer/producer
Christopher Chaplin, Actor, Son of Charlie Chaplin
Josephine Chaplin, Daughter of Charlie Chaplin
Peggy Charren, Founder of Action for Childrens Television;
Melissa Talmadge Cox, Granddaughter of Buster Keaton
Susanne Daniels, President of Lifetime Television Network
Madelyn Pugh Davis, "I Love Lucy" comedy writer/producer;
Jerold Franks, President Emeritus,
Casting Society of America,
Ms. Goldie Hawn, Academy Award Winner, Executive Producer
Suzanne Lloyd Hayes, Granddaughter of Harold Lloyd
Kevin James, Comedian, star of CBS sitcom "King of Queens"
Meryl Marshall, Chairman and CEO Emeritus of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Bill Marx, Musician, Son of Harpo Marx (The Marx Bros.)
Daniel Petrie, Jr., Director, President and Vice President Emeritus, Writers Guild of America
Ray Romano, Emmy Award winner, star of "Everybody Loves Raymond"
Jack Shea, Director and President Emeritus of the Directors Guild of America
Patricia Eliot Tobias, Co-Founder of the international Buster Keaton society, Media Relations Publicist
John Wells, Creator & Executive Producer of "ER"
Gene Wilder, Film and Stage Actor, Philanthropist, Academy Award nominee, and Honorary Worldwide Director of Gilda's Club.
Scientific & Medical Advisors:
Bette Billet, RN, CNS. Pediatric Nurse Specialist, Mattel Children's Hospital @UCLA at the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine.
Ian Cook, M.D., Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Research Institute & Hospital
Andrea Cousins, Ph.D., Ph.D., Psychologist, Daughter of Norman Cousins ("Anatomy of an Illness")
William F. Fry, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Stanford University Medical School
Michael Joseph, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Edward McCabe, M.D., Ph.D., Physician in Chief, Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, and Executive Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Mattel Children's Hospital of UCLA at the David Geffen School of Medicine.
George Solomon, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute & Hospital; Chair Emeritus of Norman Cousins Psychoneuroimmunology Department at UCLA.
David Spiegel, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine
Margaret Stuber, M.D., Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Director of Child Psychiatry & Liaison Services at Mattel Children’s Hospital, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine
Theodore Moore M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Director of the Hematology-Oncology Division at the Mattel Children's Hospital @UCLA at the David Geffen School of Medicine.
Peter Whybrow, M.D., Physician-In-Chief & Executive Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences @ the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Research Institute & Hospital.
Lonnie Zeltzer, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics & Anesthesiology; Director of the Pediatric Pain Program at the Mattel Children's Hospital of UCLA at the David Geffen School of Medicine; Medical Director of the Trinity KidsCare Pediatric Hospice; and Author of "Conquering Your Child's Chronic Pain-A Pediatrician's Guide for Reclaiming a Normal Childhood",January 2005: http://www.healthcare.ucla.edu/pedspain.
Paul Zeltzer, M.D., NeuroOncologist, Maxine Duntz Neurosurgical Institute at Cedars Sinai Hospital,
Author "Brain Tumors, Leaving the Garden of Eden - A Guide for Surviving Catastrophic Illness"