Dr. Chris Stout

Best Selling Author | Clinical Professor/Researcher | Data Wonk | Adventurer | Angel Advisor | (Accidental) Humanitarian

Chicago, IL, United States

Merrill Lynch

14163.13 /30mins

Short Biography

Dr. Chris Stout’s career includes business, government, and non-profits, as well as the UN and academia. He’s traveled the world, published over 35 books, won a wide range of accolades, including four additional doctorates (honoris causa), and invitations to TEDs, Davos, Renaissance Weekends… He’s is a licensed clinical psychologist and Founding Director of the Center for Global Initiatives, a Top Rated Healthcare Nonprofit. His entrepreneurial experience is demonstrated in multiple start-ups and serving as an advisory board member. He is on faculty in the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He served at the UN and was appointed by the Secretary of Commerce to the Baldrige Board of Examiners. He was appointed to the World Economic Forum's Global Leaders of Tomorrow and an Invited Faculty at Davos. He is the founder of GordianKnot, LLC, and is VP of Research and Data Analytics for ATI. Dr. Stout is a Fellow in the APA, past-President of the IPA, and is member in the National Academies of Practice. He is a best selling nonfiction author whose works have been translated into 8 languages. He has been awarded with 4 Humanitarian Awards and is in 3 Halls of Fame. He has served as C/E/O/I/Officer. He has traveled to over 90 countries and founded a kindergarten in Tanzania. He is listed in TED-Founder Richard Saul Wurman’s “Who’s Really Who, 1000: The Most Creative Individuals in America.” Purdue has named a scholarship in his honor. Dr. Stout was educated at Purdue, University of Chicago, and Forest Institute, gaining over 24 awards and 4 scholarships and was Valedictorian of his doctoral class. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard Medical School. He has been awarded over 40 other postdoctoral awards. He has been interviewed on CNBC, CNN, NBC, PBS, NPR, Oprah, Time, Chicago Tribune, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, and others. He's an amateur alpinist, ultra runner, and diver.


Client, Merrill Lynch

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Long time customer, periodic commercial appearances: http://wealthmanagement.ml.com/wm/pages/ArticleViewer.aspx?title=sandwich-generation-balancing-act

Author, Praeger Publishing

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Authored and edited numerous books. Proud to be continuing with them and to being named Editor of my own Series, Contemporary Psychology. Please be in touch if you have an idea for a manuscript that may be fitting. Thanks!

Author, John Wiley and Sons

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Authored numerous books, one of which was ranked as an Amazon Best Seller (hitting a ranking of 11 in its category).

Volunteer, Flying Doctors of America

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Worked on various medical missions to Vietnam, Peru, the Amazon/Ecuador, Bolivia, and Rwanda.

Freelance writer, Beacon Health Options

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Author, editor and peer reviewer.

Clinical Professor, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Clinical Professor, College of Medicine. Board of Advisers, Center for Global Health.

Founding Director, Center for Global Initiatives

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Founded and continue to run.

Vice President, Department of Research and Data Analytics, ATI Holdings, LLC

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Evidence based practice. Outcomes management. Data analytics.

Advisor, European Centre for the Study of Extremism

Aug 2016 to Present

Contributing Expert, geek.ly

Jul 2016 to Present

I write on all things innovative in medicine and healthcare, be it the IoT, quantified self, big data, precision medicine, augmented evidence-based practice, predictive analytics, medical economics, behavior change, policy, and every so often I make some forecasts...

Member, The Long Now Foundation

Feb 2014 to Present

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