Richard Aiken MD PhD is a scientist and physician with an emphasis on Lifestyle Medicine. His organization Mood for Life (www.moodforlife.com) provides support for healthy lifestyles. He holds a PhD in chemical engineering from Princeton University and an MD from the University of Utah. He has taught and researched at the Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule in Zurich, Switzerland, as well as the Kungliga Tekniska Hoegskolan in Stockholm, Sweden. He has lectured throughout the United States and Europe and is the author of numerous peer reviewed scientific articles and a book with Oxford University Press. His Residency and Fellowship were at Washington University in St. Louis. He is a board certified psychiatrist with a clinical practice in Springfield, Missouri and is affiliated with Missouri State University's Health and Wellness Center.