Dr. Lori Stevic-Rust is a board certified clinical health psychologist with a Diplomate from the American Board of Professional Psychology. She completed an internship at Henry Ford Hospital with specialty training in geriatrics, cardiac care, women’s health and integrative medicine. She is a national dementia healthcare consultant and serves on numerous professional boards including Chair, Lake County Council on Aging and advisory board for Alzheimer’s Association.

She is the recipient of awards for excellence in leadership and advocacy for at risk seniors, honored as a woman of achievement and inducted into the KSU Hall of Fame. Dr. Stevic-Rust is a successful national speaker and winner of the Corporate Keynote Speaker Award. Over the past twenty-five years, she has been a regular on air television and radio contributor.

She writes a Dr. Lori column for several national magazines and is a regular blogger for the Huffington Post. Dr. Stevic-Rust is the author of five books on topics ranging from depression, heart disease and wellness, a personal memoir on the art of aging with gratitude, Greedy for Life and her newest book, Put on Your Big Girl Shoes.

She is the proud member of a five generation family, a chocolate addict and describes herself as an avid Cleveland sports fan—which she claims by default makes her a professional optimist.