The Visionary Ball supports education and research in the Department of Neurosurgery at UCLA while celebrating patient successes and providing guests with a first-hand view of innovative technologies used by UCLA neurosurgeons. Proceeds from the event will benefit UCLA Neurosurgery research and education programs. Hosted by Dr. Neil Martin, Chairman of the UCLA Department of Neurosurgery, the event will be emceed by Jeff Probst (Survivor) with entertainment from Grammy Award winning musician and NBC’s The Voice judge Pharrell Williams. The Visionary Ball will honor Roma Downey and Mark Burnett with the Visionary Award, Cameron Burnett with the Courage Award and Mel Cheatham, M.D. with the Medical Visionary Award.