Dr. Ari Levy

Ari Levy’s in the business of helping people live better. As a physician, he re-designed a clinical practice and helped to build an offsite facility through the University of Chicago’s Program for Personalized Health & Prevention and serves as a member of the physician team for the Chicago Blackhawks, including all three Stanley Cup winning seasons .  As an entrepreneur, he co-founded Engaged Health Solutions, a health and well-being company serving clients in a wide range of industries. He now embarks on a new venture to bring his medical and entrepreneurial expertise together as founder and CEO of SHIFT. Through SHIFT, Dr. Levy is creating an integrated solution that will empower people to achieve real health. The research-based approach uses proven science from a wide-range of disciplines—medicine care, physical fitness, nutrition, recovery, and coaching—to design and implement customized health development plans. He’s compiling a team of experts that will come together to support members as they shift into living healthy lives full of energy and guided by a genuine sense of purpose. Throughout the process of transformation, SHIFT will provide members with the knowledge, guidance, support, and accountability they need to find their personal power and realize their health goals. Focused on the intersections of neuroscience, immune-physiology and allostatic load (wear and tear on the body), Dr. Levy’s work and research is redefining the way we think about managing and building health and personal well-being. He believes that sustainable change to one’s health is within reach if the right structure and plan are put in place. Over the past six years, Dr. Levy has become a trusted voice on health and performance topics. He has been published in Men’s Health, Chicago Magazine, and Crain’s Chicago Business and has appeared on WGN news.He is a regular guest speaker and panelist at conferences on personal health and workplace wellness. Dr. Levy earned his undergraduate degree in History and Sociology from Emory University, his MD from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, and MBA at the University of Chicago. He is actively involved in his community as a board member of the Chicago Consortium Life Sciences and Gary Comer CollegePrep.He also volunteers with Feed the Homeless and Chicago Cares and raises funds for Movember, creating awareness about men’s health and prevention. Dr.Levy lives in Chicago with his wife Alicia and twochildren, Gabrielle and Ben.