Dr. Frank Ardito has been a professor of health and wellness sciences for more than 20 years. He is the author of seven academic titles as well as numerous scholarly articles and publications. He currently serves as professor and department chair of health and wellness promotion at College of Lake County in suburban Chicago. As a wellness educator, Ardito has worked with hundreds of organizations, including the American Medical Association and the American Cancer Society, and has coached or consulted with several Olympic athletes and the Chicago Blackhawks. Ardito established the Center for Health and Healing, one of the first truly holistic health and wellness centers in the United States, and founded the Wellness Registry. He was recently inducted into the National Wellness Institute’s Circle of Leadership for his contributions to the field of health and wellness. He lives in Spring Prairie, Wisconsin.