Dr. Chris Stout

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

Chicago, IL, United States

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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 at Merrill Lynch

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

Author at Praeger Publishing

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 at John Wiley and Sons

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

Volunteer at Flying Doctors of America

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

Freelance writer at Beacon Health Options

Author, editor and peer reviewer.

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

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

Founding Director at Center for Global Initiatives

Founded and continue to run.

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

Evidence based practice. Outcomes management. Data analytics.

Advisor at European Centre for the Study of Extremism

Aug 2016 - Present

Contributing Expert at geek.ly

Jul 2016 - 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 at The Long Now Foundation

Feb 2014 - Present

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