Dr. Stuart L. Lustig joined Cigna in 2011 and currently serves as the national medical executive for behavioral health at Evernorth, a Cigna company. A board-certified child psychiatrist, he previously served as lead medical director for child and adolescent care.
He engages with clients, provider groups, and other stakeholders about behavioral health care. He also manages a team that manages escalated grievances of importance to their clients.
Dr. Lustig previously served as associate clinical professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. For two decades, Dr. Lustig has worked with numerous human rights organizations and, due to numerous published articles in professional journals, is a nationally recognized expert on psychological trauma among refugees and political asylum seekers. He has provided consultations to numerous school systems in the San Francisco and Boston areas. He is the editor of the textbook, Advocacy Strategies for Health and Mental Health Professionals: From Patients to Policies.
Dr. Lustig received his Doctorate of Medicine from Rush Medical College and completed his psychiatric training at Stanford and Harvard hospitals. He also has a Master in Public Health from the University of Illinois School of Public Health.
Dr. Lustig in the news:
- Worker loneliness costs businesses $154B annually | BenefitsPRO
- Mental health issues in teen boys: What to look for and how to help | Care.com Resources
- NEWS: Post-Pandemic Mental Health Crisis Seriously Harming Adults | Parentology
- Kids and Anxiety: Signs, Symptoms, and Tips for Helping Children Cope | Cigna Newsroom
- Q&A: Gender Disparities in Mental Health- May 07, 2021 | Cigna Newsroom