Kori Novak is a seasoned and creative leader in healthcare and public affairs with a broad range of experience in elder care, hospice services, and healthcare strategy. As a thought leader in the elder care industry, Dr. Novak is quickly becoming nationally and globally recognized for her work in eldercare. She has been sought out to present her research at places such as the Oxford University, International Health Conferences and national conferences in healthcare and correctional care. She currently serves on the White House Council on Aging.

Kori is currently a principle partner of The Mellivora Group, consultants who specialize in Gerontological issues and DSM-5 training, as well as counseling and education. Prior to that, she acted as Chief of Staff of PacifiCare Health Systems - one of the largest managed care organizations on the west coast. Dr. Novak is a professor, curriculum developer and subject matter expert in healthcare and strategy at a number of universities around the country.

Kori holds a PhD in Human Services and Gerontology. She specializes in end of life care and aging in the U.S. corrections system. In addition to her PhD, Kori earned an MBA from Pepperdine University and a bachelor's degree in International Relations and Russian from the University of Denver.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Kori Novak is a managing partner for The Mellivora Group. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Kori Novak has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.