- Leadership in the New Millenium: Corporate and Personal Challenges – How to Win
- Designing Your Life: Specific How To’s to Get What You Want from Life
- The Psychology of Terrorism
- Evidence-Based Practice
- Coined the term Emmortality
- Multidisciplinary aspects of global psychology and healthcare
- Battling mediocrity
- Integrated behavioral healthcare system
- Pharmacogenomic and medical education in developing countries
Chris E. Stout, Psy.D, M.B.A., Entrepreneur, Activist, Psychologist,
Chris E. Stout, Psy.D.’s international reputation precedes him – as a leader and administrator in both senior cabinet-level state government and the private sector. Stout energizes while he educates.
He served as president of the Psychological Association, is a fellow in the APA, a distinguished practitioner in the National Academy of Practice, and a Child and Family Psychologist. (in neuro-developmental behavioral pediatrics).
Dr. Stout is a prolific scholar, having written and edited numerous books.
Dr. Stout is a licensed clinical psychologist at an innovative women’s behavioral healthcare center. He is also a Clinical Full Professor.
He was appointed by the Secretary of the US Department of Commerce to the Board of Examiners for the Baldrige National Quality Award, he served on Mrs. Gore’s White House Conference on Mental Health, and he served as an advisor to the Bush White House on national education matters.
He holds the distinction of being one of only 100 world-wide leaders appointed to the World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders of Tomorrow 2000 – joining the ranks of Tony Blair, Jody Foster, Bill Gates, R. J. Rowling, and Lance Armstrong, and he was an Invited Faculty at the Annual Meeting in Davos.
He was invited by the Club de Madrid and Safe-Democracy to serve on the Madrid-11 Countering Terrorism Task Force.
Dr. Stout is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and is a Distinguished Practitioner in the National Academies of Practice.
He was appointed as a Special (Citizen) Ambassador and Delegation Leader to South Africa and Eastern Europe by the Eisenhower Foundation. He is the Series Editor of Contemporary Psychology.
Dr. Stout has published or presented over 300 papers and 30 books/manuals on various topics in psychology. His works have been translated into 6 languages.
He has lectured across the nation and internationally in 19 countries, visited 6 continents and almost 70 countries.
He was noted as being “one of the most frequently cited psychologists in the scientific literature”. He is one of only five to have won the American Psychological Association’s International Humanitarian Award.
He is also a Fellow in the U of I’s School of Public Health.
He has served as Chief of Psychology, Director of Research, and Senior VP of an integrated behavioral healthcare system during a 15 year tenure. Having made him the highest ranking psychologist in the State and a committed reformer of psychology within the governmental setting.
He also served as Chief Clinical Information Officer for the State’s Division of Mental Health – a Cabinet-level position.
He is the first psychologist to have an invited appointment to the County Board of Health. He was elected to two terms as Vice-Chair of their Advisory Board and served as the Chair of the County’s Mental Health Advisory Group.
The breadth of his work ranges from having served as a judge for Dean Kamen’s FIRST Robotics competitions, to serving on the Young Leaders Forum.
Global Initiatives focused on global health projects. His humanitarian activities include going on international missions with the Flying Doctors of America to Vietnam, Rwanda, Peru, and the Amazon; War Child in Russia; having worked with the Kovler Center (for Refugee Survivors of Torture), Amnesty International, RWJ Foundation, the Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust, and Psychologists for Social Responsibility.
He helped to develop a kindergarten for AIDS orphaned children in Tanzania and is a consultant to it. He also was a delegate at the State of the World Forum in Belfast. He is a signatory to the UN’s 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
He is the inventor of the “52 Ways to Change the World” card deck.
He is listed in Fast Co.’s Global Fast 50 nominees and in Richard Saul Wurman’s “1000: The Most Creative Individuals in America.”
He currently serves on the Disaster Mental Health Coalition, and the International Center on Responses to Catastrophes.
Gaining over twenty-four awards and four scholarships; including, the Purdue Distinguished Academic Performance Award, the Purdue Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award, and Valedictorian of his doctoral class.
He obtained post-doctoral experience at Harvard Medical School as a Fellow in neurodevelopmental behavioral pediatrics.
He was awarded “Distinguished Alumni of the Year from Purdue University”, Federal Advocacy awards from AAP and APA, APA’s Heiser Award, and IPA’s Distinguished Psychologist of the Year in addition to over 30 other post-doctoral awards.
He also produced award winning PSAs. He has been interviewed on many radio, cable, local, and national television programs (e.g., CNBC, CNN, WGN, NBC, PBS, Medical Rounds, CL-TV, Oprah, Christina, Bertise Berry, et al), and by numerous publications (Time, Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Women’s Day, Modern Healthcare, Associated Press, Child Magazine, Chicago Sun-Times, NorthShore Magazine…). He’s coined the term “Emmortality” and numerous registered service-marks. He was an American Delegate and presenter at the 1st International Conference on Unconventional Computing. Both the Senate and House similarly recognized his work by proclamation of “Dr. Chris E. Stout Week.”
His current interests are in the multidisciplinary aspects of global psychology and healthcare, complex systems, terrorism, policy and legislation, outcome management systems, clinical training, risk management and practice development, technology, and battling mediocrity.