Meet Our Executive Director, Dr. Kori Novak
Dr. Kori Novak
Dr. Kori Novak is an accomplished Senior Executive and highly sought-after consultant with
more than 25 years of success spanning eldercare, tribal health care and criminal justice.
Leveraging extensive experience as a CEO for various for profit and not for-profit healthcare
organizations, Dr. Novak’s broad areas of expertise include elder and end of life care, rural
chronic disease care, healthcare strategy and public affairs.
She has been a professor at various universities and is a Sr. Fellow of Sociology at the School of
Law and Social Science at the University of Suffolk in the UK. She has been a guest lecturer and
keynote speaker for several domestic and international associations, as well as having 2 TEDx
Talks revolving around the intersections of Gerontology, Health Care and Criminal Justice.
Dr. Novak attained her Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ethno-Geriatrics and End of Life from
Stanford University School of Medicine, her Ph.D. in Human Services and Gerontology with
Summa Cum Laude honors from Capella University, her MBA with a concentration in
Marketing, Public Relations from the Graziadio School of Business at Pepperdine University and
her BA in International Relations and Russian from the University of Denver.
She enjoys travel and is an avid foodie and wine lover. She lives with the loves of her life, her
rescued dogs Max and Ophelia.