Stacy Tessler Lindau
Stacy Tessler Lindau focuses on patient care, research, education and advocacy related to the health of aging women and urban populations. She is the director of the Program in Integrative Sexual Medicine (PRISM), a program that provides care for and studies female sexual function in the context of aging and common illnesses. Most of Lindau's patients have sexual health concerns caused by cancer or its treatment.
A respected physician-scientist, Lindau focuses on urban population health improvement and fairness in health care. She is the director of the South Side Health and Vitality Studies, which works to create and spread knowledge that people and communities can use to sustain excellent health and vitality. The Studies include MAPSCorps, the Comer Children's Hospital Food Pantry and Food Security Project, the South Side Health and Technology Study, and CommunityRx. CommunityRx, supported by a 2012 Healthcare Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, leverages health information technologies to link people and places to improve individual health and grow community vitality.