On Tuesday, actor, author and JFK’s nephew, Christopher Kennedy Lawford passed away. Mr. Lawford was the keynote speaker at New Milestones Foundation’s 2006 Bridging the Gap gala where he shared his personal story of addition and recovery. For the past two decades, he has traveled the country talking about his lived experience with drug addiction in order to change people’s perceptions of the illness. We honor his memory and thank him for impacting so many lives.
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Join us for the 17th Annual Bridging the Gap Gala.
Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Westin Austin at the Domain from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Honoring 2018 Champion Award Winner Clay Johnston, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Johnston began his work in Austin in 2014 as the inaugural Dean of the Dell Medical School – The University of Texas. He also serves as the Vice President for Medical Affairs and holds the Frank and Charmaine Denius Distinguished Dean’s Chair in Medical Leadership. His ambitious vision includes building a world-class medical school by creating a vital, inclusive health ecosystem that supports new and innovative models of education and healthcare delivery.
Integral Care and Dell Medical School have created a pivotal collaboration to meet our community’s growing need for access to quality mental health and substance use disorder care and services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.