Stacy Tessler Lindau, MD, MAPP is a tenured associate professor at the University of Chicago and an expert in engineering solutions to injustice together with the patients and communities she serves. Catalyzed by a 2012-15 Health Care Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Dr. Lindau is founder, co-owner and Chief Innovation Officer of NowPow, LLC, a social enterprise IT company, and president of MAPSCorps, 501c3, an asset mapping organization that cultivates scientific minds, healthy people and invested citizens from the assets of our communities. Together, these organizations close the information gap about vital community resources while creating meaningful information economy jobs, especially for youth. A practicing gynecologist, Dr. Lindau leads the Program in Integrative Sexual Medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine to preserve and restore sexual function in women affected by cancer and was founding chair of the international Scientific Network on Female Sexual Health and Cancer. She has published widely in the high-impact medical literature in the fields of sexuality, aging and population health.
Dr. Lindau earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and secondary education at the University of Michigan and her medical degree at Brown University. She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency and served as chief resident at Northwestern University, and earned her master’s degree in public policy at the University of Chicago. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Chicago, and she serves on the program’s National Advisory Committee. Dr. Lindau was recently awarded an Aspen Health Innovators Fellowship and is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.