Dr. Drew Pinsky will serve as key note speaker at Human Options annual fall fundraising luncheon on Thursday, October 17 at The Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel. Held in conjunction with October Domestic Violence Awareness month, business and community leaders Dr. Todd and Moujan Walkow will co-chair the luncheon with all proceeds supporting Human Options’ mission of working with the community to break the cycle of domestic violence.
Drew Pinsky, M.D., better known as Dr. Drew, is a radio and television personality, board-certified physician in internal and addiction medicine and is assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Keck USC School of Medicine. Since 1984, Dr. Pinsky has hosted the nationally syndicated radio talk show, “Loveline,” and he has produced and hosted the VH1 series “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew” and “Sober House.” Currently, he hosts his own nightly show on HLN “Dr. Drew on Call” and his Dr. Drew Podcast is the #1 health podcast on iTunes.
Husband and wife co-chairs Moujan and Todd Walkow are community and business leaders dedicated to ending domestic violence. Dr. Walkow is one of Orange County’s leading orthodontists and his practice Walkow Orthodontics has locations in Newport Beach, Irvine and Aliso Viejo. Moujan is an Associate Professor at Chapman University School of Law.
About Human Options:
The mission of Human Options is to provide safe haven and life changing programs to help abused women, their children and families rebuild their lives, while working with the community to break the cycle of domestic violence.
Now in its 32nd year, Human Options provides a full continuum of services to stop the violence – from prevention and early intervention programs to emergency shelter and long-term transitional housing.
Over 20,000 are served annually and independent academic research consistently verifies that 90% of their residential clients continue to be violence free one year or more after graduating from the program.
For further information about Human Options or the Fall Luncheon call 949.737.5242 or visit www.humanoptions.org.