L.I.V.E: Love yourself and others | Inspire those around you | Voice your dreams and ambitions | Enjoy life
Dr. Sheri PrentissMD, MPH, CPS/A, CPE, FACPE
Sheri Prentiss, MD, MPH, CPS/A, CPE, FACPE
Dr. Sheri (pronounced Sher-Ree) is a proven visionary, author and highly sought after physician leader. She is a board certified occupational & environmental medicine physician, public health expert, and a breast cancer survivor. Through her unique experience as a physician and a patient, she has mastered emotional intelligence, thus her mindfulness allows her approach to treatment to transcend medicine. She is a force for change in health care, teaching practitioners to transform their health care delivery thereby improving the patient experience.
Dr. Sheri also shares her story, her voice, her life, and her victory in impassioned and captivating speeches. Her remarkable story of pain, loss and change has inspired hundreds of thousands of people across the country and abroad through more than 500 keynote speeches and private seminars. Her keynote topics include: Creating Remarkable Patient Experiences by Cultivating Remarkable Providers: Beyond Business as Usual; New Physicians Engaging Providers through Authenticity; Not Just Surviving but Living and Thriving; Creating Physical & Emotional Health and Healing: A Word of Wisdom for Women; What You Eat—A Life and Death Decision; and Managing the Mayhem—The Clock is Ticking.
She has been featured in The New England Journal of Medicine, MORE, Essence, Oxygen, Today’s Chicago Woman, Weinberg Magazine, and the Chicago Tribune among other notable publications. She has also been featured in hundreds of television and radio interviews reaching millions with her expertise in helping individuals unlock their potential, boost their self-esteem, set new directions, and prepare for life-long achievements. She is a gifted motivator for those needing to transcend tragedy, redirect/reinvent, and tap into unrealized potential, and it is her personal journey that makes her most qualified to guide women and men through most difficult times.
Dr. Sheri has dedicated her life to encouraging others to L.I.V.E. life to its fullest. For her that means to:
Love myself and others
Inspire those around me
Voice my dreams and ambitions
Recently, she founded her own nonprofit organization, the LIVE Today Foundation, an organization that enhances the quality of life for breast cancer survivors, especially those who suffer from lymphedema. The organization contributes to the health and well-being of its recipients by providing much needed and medically necessary compression garments.
Dr. Prentiss obtained the following degrees: BA, with honors, Northwestern University 1989; MD, with honors, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine 1993; MPH, with a 5.0 GPA University of Illinois School of Public Health 1998; CPE (Certified Physician Executive), CCMM 2007. She is a member of the American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine as well as a Fellow, Director of the Board, and CPE Tutorial teaching Fellow of the American Association for Physician Leadership. Her executive experience includes Program Medical Director for Advocate Healthcare Occupational Health & Employee Health for the entire State of Illinois; Global Medical Director of Medical Operations for Hospira; and Associate Area Medical Director for the United States Postal Service. She is the National Spokesperson for Susan G. Komen 3-Day.